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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C
PA People out last minute shopping in Dublin city centre on Christmas Eve, 2020.
# Your Say
Poll: How much do you plan on spending for Christmas this year?
Research from the CCPC shows households with children are due to spend close to €1,600 on Christmas.

NEW RESEARCH FROM the Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has revealed that the average person expects to spend close to €1,200 on Christmas this year. 

It’s an increase of 20% on the expected spend among consumers last year, while households with children are due to spend close to €1,600, an increase of around €200.

Price increases were cited by 73% of consumers as the reason for increased spending this year, while a want to ‘make Christmas extra special this year’ was also a key reason for 42% of shoppers.

So today we want to know: How much do you plan on spending for Christmas this year?


Poll Results:

Over €1,000 (2889)
€500 to €999 (2372)
€250 to €499 (1970)
Up to €250 (1289)
I don't count (1170)
I'm not going to spend anything (792)






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