Residents’ economic situation: spend – Local independent restaurants, bars etc.

As restrictions are lifted, how much do you expect to spend on local independent restaurants, bars etc compared to last year?


  • Overall, the research suggests that local independent restaurants, cafes, bars etc. will be negatively impacted; 45% of respondents are planning to spend less, while only 22% are planning to spend more.
  • 16-24 year olds are by far the most positive group with 41% expecting to spend more; 35-44 year olds are again the most cautious having been hit harder financially. Females and households with children are again planning to spend less compared to other demographics.

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Household composition