After two years of celebrations overshadowed by Covid-19, we were interested to see what’s changing (or not!) this Christmas
Christmas has long been a time for people to come together, get into the festive spirit with family and friends and eat copious amounts of food. However, traditions were turned upside down for many during the Covid-19 pandemic and this year people are now faced with rising cost of living challenges. Because of all this change we were interested to find out what Brits’ festive and gifting plans are for Christmas 2022.
What we’re seeing
Spending time with family is one of the most important things about Christmas. This year, people are hoping to spend more time with their family and friends, when compared to 2021. However, many are cutting back on the Christmas parties they plan to attend.
- 64% say “Spending time with family and friends is the most important thing about the festive period.”
“I’ll be seeing more of family and friends than I’ve been able to do for the past two years due to COVID restrictions.”
“We’ll be having a big family get together as we could not do this last year.”
- 24% plan to spend more time with family.
- 18% plan to spend more time with friends.
- 23% plan to be going to Christmas parties less.