What is the key to feeling wealthy?

In a recent UK-wide Lloyds Bank survey just 2% of interviewees considered themselves as ‘wealthy’ and a further 37% said they felt ‘comfortable’. However, while the average salary of the 2% was over £60,000, what the majority felt was the key to feeling ‘wealthy’ was a lot closer to home.

  • 59% of people surveyed aid spending time with family
    23% said their expected level of income in the next few years
    22% said spending time with friends
    19% said their expect level of income at retirement
    19% said job security
    15% said building a nest egg of savings
    13% said managing level of debt
    13% said annual holidays
    9% said career prospects
    5% said owning a nice car
    4% said moving up the housing ladder

    Those surveryed were asked "How would you rank the following aspects of your life in terms of their importance to you, relative to each other?"

    Important = Rank 1 or 2 out of 11. Not important = Rank 10 or 11 out of 11 statements.

    Sample: 2508 interviews (approx. 200 in each uk standard region), interviews conducted between 4-17th May 2016.

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