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Optimism about the economy has increased - 36% of people now expect the economy to improve in the next 12 months. People are feeling more positive about prices and unemployment too. Compared to a year ago, fewer people expect prices to increase a lot in the next 12 months and fewer people expect unemployment to increase.

Satisfaction and wellbeing

59% (1)

How many people are satisfied with life overall?
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Expectations for finances

...consumers now less pessimistic

Future spending

26% (1)

How many people are cutting back spending on essentials?
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Consumers less worried..

..about energy, food and fuel costs

Top consumer worries

36% (-1)

How many people think the UK economy will get better in the next year?
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Holiday spending

Trust in industry sectors and other institutions

20% (-1)

How many people trust energy companies?
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Consumer Spending

Squeezometer - The 5 levels of financial distress

30% (1)

How many people are feeling the squeeze?
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