Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
The Savior – The results of the survey "Consumption trends of Salvadorans in Christmas 2021", in which the preferences and habits of Salvadorans are revealed during this Christmas season and the end of the year, was presented by the Consumer Ombudsman.
Stand out in this survey, questions like: Will you celebrate christmas? To which respondents responded in a 82 % Yes, detailing that six of each 10 they will do it in your home; four with relatives, Y 5 % at friends' house.
It was also known what will be the favorite food for this party, the top of the most consumed foods is turkey, with a 33 %; followed by the chicken, 24 %; hen india, 25 %; tamales, 20 %, and beef tenderloin, 17 %.
Regarding your favorite non-alcoholic beverages, sodas occupy the 55 %, the natural frescoes the 23 %, iced tea 14 %, and horchata, 9 %. The most consumed alcoholic beverages will be: beer, 46 %; whiskey, 19 %; vodka, 17.2 %, and the rompope, 5 %. How will they invest their money? was another question with the following answers: clothing, 54 %; footwear, 41 %; toys, 30 %, technology, 27 %, and accessories, 26 %.
Where do you prefer to shop?”, was another of the research questions. "He 50 % prefers shopping centers; the 32 % supermarkets; followed by department stores (30 %), online stores (20 %) and municipal markets (14 %)”, he added.
Likewise, the survey revealed that people will shop in the following ways: face-to-face, 74%; online, 20 %; social networks, 20 %; online and pick it up, 10 %, and buy online and receive it at home, 9 %.
What will be the estimated expenses of consumers? Between $50 Y $100 (24 %), between $100 Y $150 (19 %), more of $250 (18 %). Payment methods: cash, 67 %; with debit cards, 37 %; Credit cards, 22 %, and redemption of points, 12 %.
The Christmas bonus will be the main source of financing for those surveyed, with a 66 %. The Christmas bonus, 17 %; supermarket vouchers, 7 %; remittances, 5 %, and you don't know or you are not sure, a 24 %.
When making decisions, it is revealed that the 45 % of those surveyed will use the money for savings, a 39 % to pay debts and a 14 % for expenses; being the most paid debts, with a 50 %, personal credits; 47 % the credit cards, 13 % home mortgage loans, 9 % college credits, Y 8 % vehicle credits.