Extent of unexpected expenses worries of British adults (UK) in 2014

This statistic presents the extent of worries of British adults (UK) regarding unexpected expenses, as of June 2014. Approximately 45 percent of the sample worry about it "a great deal" or " a fair amount".

To what extent are you worried about unexpected expenses?

Share of respondents
A great deal 14%
A fair amount31%
Not very much29%
Not at all21%
Don't know5%
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Release date

June 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

11th to 13th of June 2014

Number of respondents

2,034 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question in full reads as follows: "To what extent, if at all, are you worried about each of the following? Unexpected expenses (such as car maintenance, replacing washing machine, other home repairs)."

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