Obstacles to shopping around for new energy tariffs in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

This statistic shows the most common reasons why consumers had not shopped around for a new energy tariff in the United Kingdom (UK), in 2014. Only seven percent of people say it is because they are satisfied with their current energy tariff, and four percent believe they wouldn't save enough from switching.

Reasons consumers cite as barriers to shopping around for new energy tariffs in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

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Source

Release date

February 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014

Number of respondents

507 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Originally asked as: "You say you have considered switching to a different energy supplier, but have never shopped around to see what other suppliers had to offer. What if anything has stopped you from shopping around."

Base consists of people who have considered switching but never shopped around.

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