Consumer Behavior

Consumer Behavior Statistics & Trends

e-Strategy Trends’ continually-updated collection of consumer behavior marketing research and trends for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Worldwide Privacy Concerns, By Generation [CHART]

via The majority of consumers of all ages across the world feel that people share too much about their personal thoughts and experiences online, with 71% of those 55 and older saying a return to more privacy is needed, and 62% of 35-54-year-olds and 57% of 18-34-year-olds agreeing, according to an Euro RSCG Worldwide…

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Global Attitudes Toward Modern Life [CHART]

via Modernity doesn’t equate to progress for a large proportion of consumers across the world, finds Euro RSCG Worldwide in a survey of more than 7,000 adults in 19 countries. Comparing results from mainstream consumers and “prosumers” (those who are leading-edge, making up 16% of the sample), the survey finds that 62% of prosumers…

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Growth/Decline Of Online Spending, By Country [CHART]

via Looking at how online spending has changed since the start of the global recession, WorldPay discovered that 63% of consumers in China report spending more online, compared to just 5% who say they spend less. This net growth of 58% was far higher than the nearest country, India, with net growth of 30%…

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Share Of Disposable Income Spent Online By Country [CHART]

via US consumers spend 23% of their disposable income online, slightly higher than the 22% average across 15 countries studied by WorldPay [download page] in an April 2012 report. Online consumers in India were found to spend the greatest share of their disposable income online, at 33%, followed by those in China (31%), Brazil…

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Smart Phone Owners & Hotels [CHART]

via The comScore data shows that among hotel-related mobile activities, looking up hotel addresses and directions was the most common, performed by 29% of the smartphone audience. 23% looked up or researched attractions and things to do at their destination or near their hotel, closely followed by the proportion who looked up or researched…

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Smart Owners Air Travel Activities [CHART]

via Smartphone owners are using their devices for a range of activities from reading email to performing in-store research, so it may not be a surprise that a majority are now accessing travel-related content on their devices, according to April 2012 comScore figures. Indeed, 51% of smartphone owners accessed air and/or hotel information on…

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More Moms Mobile Shopping [CHART]

via Mobile devices are playing an increasingly important part in the American mother’s purchase process, says BabyCenter in an April 2012 study conducted in partnership with Nielsen. Comparing results from the survey with results from one it released almost 6 months ago, BabyCenter found a drastic upswing in the proportion of mothers using their…

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