Impact of U.S. economy on back-to-college purchases 2016

This statistic depicts the results of a survey conducted in 2016 concerning the impact of the U.S. economy on back-to-college purchases. Some 16.3 percent of U.S. respondents said that due to the state of the economy, they would be shopping more online.

How will the state of the U.S. economy impact your back-to-college purchases?*

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Release date

July 2016


United States

Survey time period

June 30 to July 6, 2016

Number of respondents

6,809 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Muliple answers were possible.
Consumer polls have a margin of error of +/- 1.2 percentage points.

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