Financial Impact Tracker

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University of Bristol and abrdn Financial Fairness Trust  

December 2022

December 2022's tracker showed 10 million households concerned for finances over the festive period, up from 5.6m last year. It also found:

  • 77% increase in people with no confidence in their financial futures
  • 61% report feeling anxious when thinking about their finances
  • A third of UK households say rising costs have negatively impacted their ability to participate in social and family gatherings

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The Financial Impact Tracker is a regular cross-sectional review of household finances across the UK, surveyed by YouGov and analysed by the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre, in partnership with abrdn Financial Fairness Trust. All the Financial Impact Tracker reports are available here.

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