Survey on frequently spending more than planned while shopping in Germany 2015-2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey on frequently spending more than planned while shopping in Germany from 2015 to 2018. During the 2018 survey period it was found that roughly 4.83 million Germans aged 14 years and older stated that they fully agreed with the statement "I often spend more money, than I had planned".

Level of agreement towards the statement "I often spend more money, than I had planned" in Germany from 2015 to 2018

Fully agreeAgreeMostly agreeSomewhat agreeHardly agreeDon't agree at allNo answer
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Germany

Survey time period

2015 to 2018

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

German-speaking population

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Information on basic sample:
The survey is based on the German-speaking population aged 14 years and older.

Information on random sample:
2015: 23,090 respondents, projected base of 69.24 million persons
2016: 23,102 respondents, projected base of 69.56 million persons
2017: 23,106 respondents, projected base of 70.09 million persons
2018: 23,086 respondents, projected base of 70.45 million persons

The figures refer to the following studies:
2015: VuMA 2016; 2016: VuMA 2017; 2017: VuMA 2018; 2018: VuMA 2019.

You can find more information on the methodology of the study here.

Figures have been rounded for easier understanding.

The original German statement was phrased as follows: "Ich gebe häufig mehr Geld aus, als ich mir vorgenommen habe".

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