Music Listening Survey Data Visualization

Unveiling the Impact of Music on Mental Well-being


Increase in understanding of music's impact on mental health. Respondents making changes in music preferences to have positive impact on their well-being.
Data visualization aids in data-driven decision-making for individuals, music therapists, healthcare and music industry professionals.

Understanding Music Listening Behaviours and Mental Health Impacts: A Data Visualization and Insightful Survey Analysis

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This project delves into the relationship between music listening behaviours, preferences, and their impact on mental conditions. Through data visualization and insightful survey analysis, the project aims to uncover intriguing observations about the human mind, music trends, and patterns. It explores how different age groups venture into genres beyond their favourites and how music affects mental health.

Data Visualization, Survey Analysis, Insights, Power BI, Forecasting

  • Identification of age-specific trends in music preferences and mental health, will help allow targeted interventions.

  • A corelation was found where, Individuals with higher music listening hours exhibited lower severity of mental conditions and higher likelihood of improvement and individuals with lower music listening hours exhibited higher severity of mental conditions and lower likelihood of improvement.

  • The data will help in tailored music therapy recommendations based on demographics data and mental health characteristics.

This project aims to gain valuable insights into individual music listening behaviours, preferences, and their impact on mental conditions. The survey delves into intriguing observations about the human mind, music trends, and patterns, providing a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between age, music genres, and foreign language preferences.
Analysing the inclination of different age groups towards exploring genres beyond their favourites. The project also explores how music affects mental conditions and their severity. The data reveals that the majority of respondents listen to music while working, highlighting the role of music as a focus-enhancing, inspiring, and learning tool. By examining scatter plots with various filters, the analysis uncovers a significant correlation between higher music listening hours and lower severity of mental conditions, indicating that increased engagement with music may contribute to mental well-being.
The respondents provided ratings for anxiety, depression, insomnia, and OCD on a scale from 0 to 10. The survey data enables the exploration of connections between music-related activities and individual characteristics, shedding light on how music impacts mental health.
In conclusion, this data visualization and insightful survey analysis provide valuable information about the diverse music listening behaviours, preferences, and mental health impacts. The findings highlight the importance of music in enhancing mental well-being and underscore the significance of exploring music genres and foreign language preferences across different age groups. Ultimately, this project contributes to a deeper understanding of the profound relationship between music and the human mind.

survey credits: @catherinerasgaitis