Friday, 18 December 2020

 

40% agree that they have to ‘make up for lost time’ by shopping more because retailers were closed and 56% agree that they have to make the most of places reopening in case there’s another full lockdown.

 

38% of all adults feel that the Level 5 restrictions have had a negative impact on their mental health.

 

iReach has surveyed adults in Ireland on their feelings of the Level 5 restrictions easing and their plans for the Christmas season. The nationwide survey ran between 3rd of December and 10th of December and received over 1,000 responses from adults on a nationally representative basis by Age, Gender and Region.

 

·       Nearly half (46%) of respondents are planning to meet up with friends and family in restaurants/cafes when they re-open. However, 41% still won’t go to a café or restaurant despite them re-opening.

 

 

·        38% agree that the Level 5 restrictions have had a negative impact on their mental health.

 

·       67% are making a conscious effort to support local businesses due to the impact of COVID-19, now that retailers have reopened.

 

·       40% agree that they have to ‘make up for lost time’ by shopping more because retailers were closed and 56% agree that they have to make the most of places reopening in case there’s another full lockdown.

 

 

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About iReach Insights

 

iReach Insights provides a range of research and market intelligence services in Ireland and Europe. iReach has built a Consumer Decisions Research Panel of 40,000 members in Ireland, delivering robust research insights. The survey questions were included in the Nationally Representative iReach Consumer Decisions Omnibus run between the 3rd and the 10th of December 2020 and has a 2.5% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.

 

Questions asked of participants:

1.     To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding the lifting of Level 5 restrictions:

a.     I plan to meet up with friends and family in restaurants/cafes when they re-open

b.     I feel like I have to ‘make up for lost time’ by shopping more because retailers were closed

c.     I still won’t go to a café or restaurant despite them re-opening

d.     Level 5 restrictions had a negative impact on my mental health

e.     I feel like I have to make the most of places reopening in case there’s another full lockdown

f.       Now that retailers have re-opened, I'm making a conscious effort to support local businesses due to the impact of COVID-19

 

 

 

 

iReach Insights Limited – Temple Hall, Temple Road, Blackrock, CO. Dublin, IRELAND.

iReach Managing Director: Oisin Byrne
T: 086 850 6364 or email:
oisin.byrne@ireachhq.com

 

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