UK survey: leading reasons for disliking wrapping Christmas gifts 2015

This statistic presents the results of a survey, which asked adults in the United Kingdom for the reasons they dislike wrapping Christmas gifts. Over half of respondents said wrapping presents takes too much time and 41 percent said they always forget something while wrapping such as labels or tape.

Leading reasons for disliking wrapping Christmas presents in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

Share of respondents
Takes too much time52%
Always forget something i.e. wrapping paper, labels, tape etc.41%
Gifts never look as special as want them to27%
Paper always rips23%
Presents that are difficult to wrap22%
Always such a big job13%
Tape doesn't stick to paper11%
Wrapping paper is too expensive11%
Never have enough paper7%
Never have enough labels4%
Run out of ribbon2%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 19 to 23, 2015

Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

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