Italy: reasons to save money 2019

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey on the reasons why Italian households save their money in 2019. According to the figure, the vast majority of the respondents stated that they save money as a precaution (43.4 percent). Moreover, almost one in four respondents was saving money to buy real estate. Furthermore, approximately 16 percent of the households interviewed said that they were saving for retirement.

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In cooperation with
Intesa Sanpaolo
Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

January 25 to February 15, 2019

Number of respondents

1,699 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

repsondents who intentionally saved money

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

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