Results for - Canadians plan to spend more this holiday: survey

2,946 voters participated in this survey

A Retail Council of Canada survey says Canadians are planning to spend more this holiday season as they prepare to return to stores in greater numbers a year after the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many to shop online. -Toronto.com

The national average of holiday spending this year $792 that is up 14 per cent from last year. Do you think you will spend around that amount this year?

1. The national average of holiday spending this year $792 that is up 14 per cent from last year. Do you think you will spend around that amount this year?

More than $792
13%
378 votes
Around $792
7%
194 votes
Less than $792
42%
1,207 votes
Unsure
20%
571 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
22 votes
Not Applicable
18%
528 votes

2. The online survey of 2,500 Canadians found that product availability, selection and delivery times are prompting more to get an earlier start to holiday shopping with 36 per cent expecting to begin in November. When will you start Christmas shopping?

I already have!
27%
773 votes
Planning to by the end of the month
10%
278 votes
In November
23%
677 votes
In December
16%
458 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
37 votes
Not Applicable
23%
677 votes

3. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Boxing Day are expected to be a little more popular this year while 63 per cent anticipate shopping in stores, up from 58 per cent in 2020. Are you planning on shopping on any of these dates?

Black Friday
31%
911 votes
Cyber Monday
29%
852 votes
Boxing Day
10%
278 votes
Not Applicable
53%
1,535 votes

4. Online purchases are forecast to slip to 37 per cent from 42 per cent last year but up from 28 per cent pre-pandemic in 2019. How much of your shopping will you do online?

1%-25%
13%
382 votes
26%-50%
14%
420 votes
51%-75%
16%
472 votes
76%-100%
15%
441 votes
None
7%
202 votes
Unsure
14%
419 votes
Not Applicable
19%
564 votes
10/23/2021 Seasons 2946 25 By: Tellwut
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