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

Italy

Despite the fact the Italian economy is showing few encouraging signs, the recovery of the country remains fragile. The impact of the crisis on Italian minds is still visible: the feeling of vulnerability of Italians remains [...]

2015 0

Summaries

Pronounced development of alternative consumption modes

When surveyed about changes in their consumption behaviour over the past 5 years, 51% of Europeans declare that they have rented, swapped, borrowed and/or [...]

2015 0

Still just as risk averse

In the eyes of a majority of Europeans, risk-taking is still considered a danger to be avoided (60%, up 1 point on 2013). Only 40% of them would tend to [...]

2015 0

The French are frightened that their welfare model may disappear

French people are frightened that their welfare model may disappear.For many years, the French have been hearing repeated warnings of the imminent collapse [...]

2012 0

A great feeling of vulnerability, but one which is easing

While the majority of Europeans remain convinced that they run a greater risk of encountering financial difficulties (59%) or falling into job insecurity [...]

2015 0

France, Italy and Spain: strong feelings of exposure

Rendered particularly anxious by the austerity plans currently in progress or on their way, people in these three countries manifest a particularly strong [...]

2012 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

Data visualization

Experts' insights on 2013 survey

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