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

Summary per country

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Social protection systems that have come in for some criticism

Unsurprisingly, given the increasingly drastic consequences of the economic crisis in Europe and a heightened sense of vulnerability to its consequences, [...]

2013 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

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

Data visualization

Experts' insights on 2013 survey

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