Activities planned over Christmas in Great Britain 2018

This statistic presents the share of adults planning on participating in seasonal activities over the Christmas and New Year period in Great Britain in 2018. Visiting friends and family was the most popular activity, followed by going out for a meal and shopping at the post-Christmas sales.

Activities planned over the Christmas and New Year period in Great Britain in 2018

Share of respondents
Visiting friends and family61%
Going out for a meal43%
Shopping at post-Christmas sales37%
Visit a Christmas Market31%
Going for a night out to a bar, pub and/or club27%
Go out for other entertainment such as cinema, concert or theatre24%
Undertake outdoor activities such as walking, cycling etc.23%
Go out for other Christmas activities e.g. ice skating, pantomime, visiting Santa etc.20%
Go on a general day out to explore an area you don't normally visit11%
Watching live sporting events (not on TV)10%
Visit a visitor attraction such as a historic house, theme park, museum, zoo etc.8%
Attend a special public event such as a festival, exhibition etc.7%
None of the above11%
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

December 13 to 17, 2018

Number of respondents

1,252 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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