Residents’ economic situation: future spend (summary)

As restrictions are lifted, how much do you expect to spend on the following compared to last year?

Summary

  • National and international retail chains, restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars are going to be hardest hit in the coming year, along with culture and leisure activities; large proportions of residents will be spending less than they did last year, and few will be spending more.
  • The grocery market will be least affected; locally those spending more outweigh those spending less by four percentage points and nationally, the majority of respondents forecast they will spend the same as last year.