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Do you snooze your alarm clock in the morning?

June 5th, 2020

It can be hard to get up in the morning and start the day. Some people prefer to stay in bed as long as possible, and this can end in a hurry and stressed morning. There are also people who have more energy from the minute they wake up and have time for more slow and peaceful morning. Some people find it easier than others to find the motivation to get up from the bed and start the daily routines. At Userneeds we therefore found it interesting to ask our panel members the question: “Do you snooze your alarm clock before getting up?”

It can be important to get a good night sleep and have a great start of the day. People are different when it comes to how much sleep needed and how motivated they are getting up in the morning. There is a type of people who wants to stay in bed as long as possible and then there are those who cannot wait to start their day. Some people like having the time to snooze their alarm clock and others will rather just get up when the alarm clock rings. At Userneeds we found it interesting to set up a quick poll and ask our panel members the question: “Do you snooze your alarm clock before getting up?”

The result from the quick poll shows that more than half of Userneeds’ panel members do not snooze their alarm clock before getting up. In Finland, 71 percent do not snooze their alarm before getting up, and in Denmark 66 percent do not snooze. Further, 60 percent in Sweden, 55 percent in Norway, and 51 percent in Ireland snooze their alarm clock before getting up. The reason why most of Userneeds panel members snooze is not clear, but maybe they either have great energy in the morning or just wants to get started with the day. Possibly, some may find it hard to fall back asleep.

Finland is the country where fewest panel members snooze their alarm clock as only 29 percent answer that they snooze, and 18 percent snooze for between 5 to 10 minutes. Only 2 percent snooze for more than 30 minutes which is also the percentage in Denmark, where 34 percent in total are snoozing for shorter or longer time. In Sweden and Norway respectively 40 and 45 percent are snoozing, and at last 49 percent of the panel members are snoozing in Ireland.

Most of the panel members who snooze their alarm clock before getting up are snoozing between 5 to 10 minutes as between 18 percent (Finland) and 36 percent (Ireland) are snoozing for this amount of time. Further, between 6 percent (Finland) and 9 percent (Norway and Sweden) snooze between 11 and 20 minutes. At last, only between 4 percent (Finland and Denmark) and 8 percent (Norway) snooze for more than 20 minutes.

The quick poll has highlighted there are different types of morning persons, and further that a larger percentage do not snooze their alarm clock before getting up. Finland turned out to be the country where fewest panel members snooze, and Ireland the country where most panel members snooze.

Thank you to those of you who are participating in our quick polls. We hope you enjoyed reading about the result of this one.