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Summary

  • A higher proportion of residents expect to spend less over the next 12 months compared to last year
  • In addition to this there is a (smaller) increase in the proportion of residents who expect to spend more in retail chains and grocery chains
  • Both national/ international and local restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars are set to be hit hardest along with culture and leisure activities

In the next 12 months, how much do you expect to spend on the following compared to this time last year?

Local independent retail

Base: W3: 712 | W4: 1,570

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 26% of residents expected to spend more, 46% expected to spend the same, and 28% expected to spend less on local independent retail
For wave 4, 25% of residents expect to spend more, 25% expect to spend the same, and 50% expect to spend less on local independent retail

National or international retail chains

Base: W3: 710 | W4: 1,561

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 18% of residents expected to spend more, 52% expected to spend the same, and 30% expected to spend less on national or international retail chains
For wave 4, 24% of residents expect to spend more, 21% expect to spend the same, and 56% expect to spend less on national or international retail chains

Local independent restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars

Base: W3: 703 | W4: 1,613

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 24% of residents expected to spend more, 44% expected to spend the same, and 31% expected to spend less on local independent restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars
For wave 4, 15% of residents expect to spend more, 18% expect to spend the same, and 67% expect to spend less on local independent restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars

National/ international restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars

Base: W3: 682 | W4: 1,546

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 13% of residents expected to spend more, 45% expected to spend the same, and 43% expected to spend less on national/ international restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars
For wave 4, 9% of residents expect to spend more, 16% expect to spend the same, and 75% expect to spend less on national/international restaurants, cafes, takeaways and bars

Local independent food shops/ markets

Base: W3: 703 | W4: 1,568

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 27% of residents expected to spend more, 51% expected to spend the same, and 22% expected to spend less on local independent food shops/ markets
For wave 4, 21% of residents expect to spend more, 24% expect to spend the same, and 55% expect to spend less on local independent food shops/ markets

National grocery chains

Base: W3: 742 | W4: 1,639

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 32% of residents expected to spend more, 52% expected to spend the same, and 15% expected to spend less on national grocery chains
For wave 4, 38% of residents expect to spend more, 24% expect to spend the same, and 38% expect to spend less on national grocery chains

Culture and leisure activities

Base: W3: 669 | W4: 1,556

This chart shows that:
For wave 3, 22% of residents expected to spend more, 35% expected to spend the same, and 43% expected to spend less on culture and leisure activities
For wave 4, 10% of residents expect to spend more, 21% expect to spend the same, and 69% expect to spend less on culture and leisure activities