Each of us spends HOW MUCH on Christmas?! Survey reveals all

The average Irish adult will spend almost €600 in the run up to Christmas according to a new survey. The annual spending survey, commissioned by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), shows that an average Irish shopper expects to spend €563 this Christmas. This figure is actually lower than at the same time last year, when €600 was the expected figure. In a break down of age categories, the data shows that over-55s will spend €616, compared with the 18-35 group who will pay out €480. Tesco is the retailer of choice for people doing their Christmas food shopping as 31% of all such shopping is likely to take place there. Aldi and Dunnes are next in line with 19% and 16% respectively.

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