Aspect of the holidays U.S. consumers are looking forward to 2009

The statistic depicts the results of a survey about the aspects of the holidays that U.S. consumers are looking forward to most in 2009. 62 percent of the respondents stated they were most looking forward to spending time with family and friends, while only 8 percent were really looking forward to the holiday dinners and parties. Only 2 percent claimed they were most looking forward to receiving presents, with 7 percent claiming they loved finding and giving presents to others the most. 8 percent confessed that they were not looking forward to the Christmas holidays.

Thinking of the upcoming Christmas holidays, what is the one thing you most look forward to?

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Release date

December 2009


United States

Survey time period

November 2-11, 2009

Number of respondents

2,303 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Note: Percentages may not add up exactly to 100 percent due to rounding.

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