Canary Islands residents spent less this Easter than last year

The average amount spent by Canary Island residents during the Easter Week fell to 236 euros, compared to 284 euros in 2022.

According to data from the latest Easter Spending Zoom by the Cetelem Observatory, published last Friday, this figure was also below the national average, which was 330 euros.

Thus, 25% of consumers surveyed said they had spent more during this holiday period, which represents a significant increase compared to the previous year, when the percentage was 6.3%.

However, the highest percentage is among those who claim to have spent less, with 41.7% of responses, compared to 31.3% in 2022.

Meanwhile, with respect to those who have spent the same amount, the percentage drops to 33.3%, compared to 62.5% in 2022; and furthermore, of the 41.7% of Canarians who claim to have spent less, 80% say that it was as a result of inflation.

Most of the Canarians surveyed have taken advantage of Easter to rest and meet up with friends. This was stated by 47.2% of them, compared with 53.8% the previous year.

Finally, the next most popular activities were going out to restaurants (38.9%) and shopping (30.6%).

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