To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement "I try to buy products from companies that try to act in an ethical way, even if it means spending more"?
Behaviour towards buying from ethical retailers in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014
This statistic shows the results of a survey question asking UK consumers to what extent they agree or disagree with the statement "I try to buy products from companies that act in an ethical way, even if it means spending more". The results to the survey, conducted in June 2014, showed that 38 percent of respondents agreed with the statement to some extent. 22 percent disagreed to some extent, suggesting they do not usually make an effort to buy products from companies acting in an ethical way.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement "I try to buy products from companies that try to act in an ethical way, even if it means spending more"?
Share of respondents
Strongly agree9%
Tend to agree29%
Neither agree nor disagree36%
Tend to disagree16%
Strongly disagree6%
Don’t know/no opinion4%
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Source

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

June 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 13 to 17, 2014

Number of respondents

2,257 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Weighted

Method of interview

Online survey

Behaviour towards buying from ethical retailers in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014
This statistic shows the results of a survey question asking UK consumers to what extent they agree or disagree with the statement "I try to buy products from companies that act in an ethical way, even if it means spending more". The results to the survey, conducted in June 2014, showed that 38 percent of respondents agreed with the statement to some extent. 22 percent disagreed to some extent, suggesting they do not usually make an effort to buy products from companies acting in an ethical way.
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