Observe, enlighten and decipher the evolution
of consumption patterns in France and abroad
Section 1 - Consumption in Europe: New paths to confidence

The fate of future generations is a major source of anxiety

1 minute de lecture
While the state of mind of Europeans is currently more biased towards mistrust, anxiety is the overriding sentiment when it comes to future generations.

Indeed, 73% of those surveyed state that they are pessimistic about the fate of future generations (82% in France).



But once again, young people go against the grain by being less negative about the fate of future generations. In fact, when it comes to their children’s future, almost one in two state that they are confident.



Sub-section 9
The French display great pessimism: tomorrow will be worse than today
France is one of the countries in which opinions are almost invariably more negative than the European average. Only the consequences of Brexit and, to a lesser extent, the country’s healthca
Sub-section 11
A lack of confidence that is affecting consumption
If you ask companies, particularly in the financial sector, which word they most revile, “uncertainty” is sure to be at the top of the heap. And yet, this is clearly a feeling that has b