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Samaritan’s Purse: Christmas during COVID19 Survey 2020

Concern is high for children across the world during the pandemic, yet the desire to donate to charities is a low priority.

  • Seven in ten UK adults (71%) feel concerned for children in the toughest of circumstances all over the world during the COVID19 crisis.
  • Only one quarter (26%) of UK adults are planning to donate to an overseas charity this Christmas due to the impact of COVID19.
  • Two in five (43%) of UK adults are planning to spend Christmas without seeing their family this year due to COVID19.
  • 79% said they also believes that all children should receive at least one present at Christmas despite their circumstances

Date Published: 23/10/2020

Categories: Public and communities | Social | Third Sector | UK

Client: Samaritan’s Purse UK


Savanta ComRes interviewed 2,123 UK adults online from the 9th to 12th October 2020. Data were weighted to by key demographics including age, gender and region to be representative of UK adults. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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