New Year’s Resolutions in the U.S.

The arrival of a new year can bring the feeling of a fresh start and be the perfect time to make some resolutions and goals. Check out the stats that Scholaroo found out about this tradition in the country.

Who’s making new year’s resolutions for 2023?

It’s clear that Americans are looking to start the new year on the right foot! Whether it’s getting in shape, eating healthier, or learning something new, these kinds of resolutions can help us lead more meaningful lives.

A survey of 1,500 American citizens showed that 23% plan to make new year’s resolutions for 2023. Are you ready to kick off the new year with new resolutions?

If you have a new year resolution, you’re certainly not alone!

It looks like this new year is going to be full of new resolutions for the 18-29 age group! 40% of them have already started planning new resolutions. On the other hand, those of us in the older age groups may be taking it a little easier with only 14% of those 65 and over planning new resolutions.

New Year's resolutions across the nation

New Year's resolutions come in all shapes and sizes, but the most common ones across the U.S. are Living healthier, Personal Improvement or Happiness, and Losing Weight.

But have you ever thought about the other resolutions people make? As it turns out, there is a wide range of resolutions that people have made for the new year.

Depending on age, gender, and even income level, people can come up with new and innovative resolutions that are unique to their own life. Check it out!


The research has found that men are more likely to make career or job goals for their new year’s resolution, while women are more likely to be interested in new travel experiences.

By age

Surprisingly, 18-29 year olds prioritize improving their emotional relationships more than any other group.

By income

And when it comes to income levels, the higher the income, the greater the desire to exercise more.

Are Americans confident that they will be able to keep their resolutions throughout the year?

Yes! Most Americans feel confident that they will keep their new year’s resolutions and with a little bit of effort, you can too. With the right attitude and realistic goals, it is possible to achieve anything you set your mind to!