Since 2012, a survey of European attitudes to risk is carried out by Ipsos each year for Crédit Agricole Assurances.

Summary per country

Spain

Despite the fact the Spanish economy is re-starting, with a growth of 1.4% last year and an expected growth of 2.9% for this year, Spanish people remain traumatised by the impact of the crisis and the sacrifices they were [...]

2015 0

Germany

Although Germans tend to feel slightly less vulnerable this year, they have become even more risk-averse than before. The development of collaborative consumption in Germany is not so much a comfort: Germans are rather less [...]

2015 0

United Kingdom

Although the British tend to feel less vulnerable this year, they remain as deeply risk-averse as in 2013. The development of collaborative consumption in Great Britain is less spectacular than in other European countries: [...]

2015 0

Sweden

Swedes tend to feel much less vulnerable than other Europeans. Consequently a clear majority of them still consider risk as something exciting while most other countries don’t. The development of collaborative consumption [...]

2015 0

Summaries

UK stagnates

"Stagnation" is the right word to sum up the present situation in the United Kingdom, both with regard to the available objective economic data (flat consumption [...]

2013 0

Anxiety has increased throughout the European Union

All the EU citizens surveyed feel more or far more vulnerable to social risks. On average, more than one in two Europeans feel at greater risk of losing [...]

2012 0

The profile of collaborative consumers: young, well-qualified and more…

The Europeans who have adopted the highest average number of collaborative consumption-related practices are primarily the young (5.6 / 17 on average for [...]

2015 0

In Germany and the UK, the feeling of exposure to risk is fairly low

But here again, anxiety levels differ considerably between the two countries.The first point in common between these countries is the low feeling of exposure [...]

2012 0

In all the countries, the capacity to cope with the financial cost of risk is fairly low

Overall, relatively few Europeans feel in a position to bear the financial consequences of a life risk. The number of problems that a majority of Europeans [...]

2012 0

Countries facing a downward spiral: Spain, Poland and France

The situation in Spain, already very worrying in the light of the 2012 survey results, has deteriorated further. The level of anxiety in Spain is now [...]

2013 0

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Experts' insights on 2013 survey

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