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

Summary per country

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

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

Poland

Long-time spared by the economic crisis affecting the rest of Europe, Poland witnessed in 2012 a sharp rise of concerns, together with the deceleration of its economy. This year’s survey reveals a return to the situation [...]

2015 0

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

Summaries

Greece: risk taking is becoming a necessity

Risk taking is now a necessity.The economic slump, an austerity regime and an unprecedented political crisis have led a large part of the Greek population [...]

2012 0

The anxiety level in Spain is very real

The anxiety level in Spain is very real.In terms of risk exposure, Spaniards’ fears focus mainly on the risk of unemployment: 59% consider it to be likely. [...]

2012 0

The spectre of unemployment still present but a little less of a threat

When surveyed about the risks that worry them most, Europeans no longer place unemployment in the top three. It only comes in 4th position (29%), a long [...]

2015 0

After five years of economic crisis, European anxieties continue to grow

Despite (and undoubtedly due to) the lasting nature of the economic crisis, European anxieties have not diminished. On the contrary, they have continued [...]

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

Practices that are shifting perceptions of solidarity

When surveyed as to whether a certain number of these practices are solidarity-driven (or otherwise), Europeans do consider on the whole that they are [...]

2015 0

Data visualization

Experts' insights on 2013 survey

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