Table 3

Estimated global population of individuals exposed to recreational noise from personal listening devices or loud entertainment venues

Global population aged 12–34 years (billions)Prevalence (95% CI), exposed to personal listening devicesNumber exposed to personal listening devices
Prevalence, exposure to loud entertainment venuesNumber exposed to loud entertainment venues
(18.99% to 29.42%)
  • Global population data are from the United Nations World Population Prospects 2019.24