Perception of safety of various investments in the U.S. 2014, by investable assets

This statistic presents the perception of safety of various investments in the United States in 2014, by investable assets. It was found that 68 percent of the respondents with less than 10,000 U.S. dollars of investable assets associated investment in their own residential property as a safe location of capital.

Perception of safety of various investment areas in the United States in 2014, by investable assets

<10,000 U.S. dollars10,000-50,000 U.S. dollars50,000-100,000 U.S. dollars100,000-500,000 U.S. dollars500,000 U.S. dollars and more
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Release date

September 2014


United States

Survey time period

July 16 to 21, 2014

Number of respondents

2,306 respondents

Age group

18 and over

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

During the survey, the following question was asked: "How risky or safe do you believe each of the following investments is, with a risky investment being one where you stand to lose money and a safe investment being one where, regardless of potential profit, you don't stand to lose money?"

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