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Consumers’ top concerns have changed significantly in the last 12 months. As prices have fallen, worry about essential prices like energy, fuel and food have fallen too. At the same time, concern about public services and interest rates on savings have increased in the last year. Concerns about financial security and public service quality are emerging as key consumer issues for the coming months.

Satisfaction and wellbeing

63% (1)

How many people are satisfied with life overall?
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Upturn in economic expectations

and sentiment for the future personal finances at new high

Future spending

24% (0)

How many people are cutting back spending on essentials?
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Inflation Expectations

Expectations for the economy

34% (4)

How many people think the UK economy will get better in the next year?
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Long term inflation remains high for essentials

Trust in industry sectors and other institutions

24% (4)

How many people trust energy companies?
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Economic Sentiment

Views about the economy and personal finances are improving

Squeezometer - The 5 levels of financial distress

29% (1)

How many people are feeling the squeeze?
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