52% of young people prefer NYE to Christmas

We asked you guys what you prefer, how much you typically spend on NYE and who you spend it with. Here's the results.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 28th Dec 2017

52% of under 35s prefer New Year to Christmas our survey has revealed. 

Contrary to popular opinion, 90% of people also said they prefer going out to staying in on New Year’s Eve

Almost 3 in 4 people said that New Year was the biggest party night of the year, followed by Halloween.

When asked how much money they typically spend celebrating NYE, over a quarter (28%) said between £100 and £150 – more than any other night of the year. A fifth said they spend between £150 and £200, whilst 3% of under 35’s said over £500; including an outfit, drinks and club entry.

Overall, the majority of people (37%) said they prefer to spend their New Year's Eve with a small group of friends; whilst nearly a quarter said they like to celebrate with a larger group. Nearly a fifth (19%) said they enjoy the evening with a mixture of friends and family and 15% see in the New Year with their significant other. 

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