Opinion of British parents: children's recognition of necessity and luxury as of 2016

This statistic presents the parental opinions on their children's ability to understand and tell the difference between necessity and luxury in Great Britain as of January 2016. In that time, 78 percent of the parents stated that they were confident that their child appreciated the difference between a necessity and a luxury.

Parental opinion on their children's ability to recognize the difference between necessity and luxury in Great Britain as of January 2016

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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

January 19th to 23rd, 2016

Number of respondents

1,533 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Parents of children aged five to eighteen.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question was: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: I am confident that my child has a good appreciation of the difference between a necessity (e.g. school lunch, bus fare) and a luxury (e.g. toy, sweets)."

The source adds further comments: "Quotas were set to ensure an even minimum sample of 500 parents of children aged between 5-9, 10-14 and 15-18. Data were weighted by age, gender and region to be representative by all parents in Great Britain."

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