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

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

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

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Percentage of respondents
Cost/tariff (NET)13%
Existing tariff satisfactory7%
Didn't think I'd save enough4%
Confident I am on the best deal for me2%
Quality/Reliability (NET)2%
Good quality service from existing supplier2%
Searching for alternative (NET)63%
Too much effort/can't be bothered23%
Takes too long/would take too long37%
Other (NET)32%
Too complicated15%
Not interested7%
All suppliers are pretty much the same5%
Additional features/services of existing supplier (NET)1%
Nothing specific4%
Don't know2%
Percentage of respondents
Cost/tariff (NET)13%
Existing tariff satisfactory7%
Didn't think I'd save enough4%
Confident I am on the best deal for me2%
Quality/Reliability (NET)2%
Good quality service from existing supplier2%
Searching for alternative (NET)63%
Too much effort/can't be bothered23%
Takes too long/would take too long37%
Other (NET)32%
Too complicated15%
Not interested7%
All suppliers are pretty much the same5%
Additional features/services of existing supplier (NET)1%
Nothing specific4%
Don't know2%
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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.
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