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Slovaks spend less than half of their salary for presents

On December 19, the Sme daily published a survey on Slovaks’ Christmas shopping habits. Seventy-five percent of adults responded that they go shopping with a plan to spend less than Sk5,000. A big portion of people also said they do not want to pay more than half of their salary on Christmas presents.

On December 19, the Sme daily published a survey on Slovaks’ Christmas shopping habits. Seventy-five percent of adults responded that they go shopping with a plan to spend less than Sk5,000. A big portion of people also said they do not want to pay more than half of their salary on Christmas presents.

The total amount people spend changes at least every third due to inflation. The average Slovak household spends an additional Sk3,700 on food for Christmas. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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