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Consumer sentiment towards the economy has improved and the gap between those who describe the economy as good (25%) and those who describe it as poor (38%) has narrowed, but this improvement appears to have slowed down in the last few months.

Currently 35% say they expect the economy to improve in the next year and 24% expect it to get worse.

Satisfaction and wellbeing

62% (5)

How many people are satisfied with life overall?
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Retirement worries

just 44% currently paying into a pension

Future spending

26% (-1)

How many people are cutting back spending on essentials?
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Lived Inflation Index

Who is affected most by price increases?

Expectations for the economy

35% (-1)

How many people think the UK economy will get better in the next year?
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Inflation high for essentials

Trust in industry sectors and other institutions

23% (-3)

How many people trust energy companies?
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Consumer worries

Squeezometer - The 5 levels of financial distress

31% (-1)

How many people are feeling the squeeze?
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