When did you last switch bank account? MoneySaving Poll Results

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Whether you want better service, better rates or just free cash Ė changing your day to day bank account can be well worth doing (see Best bank accounts).

But have you done it?Ö

When did you last switch bank account? Please choose the option CLOSEST to your situation.


Results

I'm a man aged under 25 (293 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time69 votes (24%)
I've switched in the last year62 votes (21%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago43 votes (15%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago12 votes (4%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago13 votes (4%)
I last switched over 10 years ago0 votes (0%)
Iíve never switched my bank account93 votes (32%)
I donít have a bank account1 votes (0%)
Iím a woman aged under 25 (172 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time17 votes (10%)
I've switched in the last year39 votes (23%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago24 votes (14%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago7 votes (4%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago5 votes (3%)
I last switched over 10 years ago3 votes (2%)
Iíve never switched my bank account76 votes (44%)
I donít have a bank account1 votes (1%)
I'm a man aged 25 to 34 (939 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time171 votes (18%)
I've switched in the last year211 votes (22%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago151 votes (16%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago78 votes (8%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago53 votes (6%)
I last switched over 10 years ago30 votes (3%)
Iíve never switched my bank account243 votes (26%)
I donít have a bank account2 votes (0%)
Iím a woman aged 25 to 34 (661 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time55 votes (8%)
I've switched in the last year120 votes (18%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago101 votes (15%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago57 votes (9%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago47 votes (7%)
I last switched over 10 years ago43 votes (7%)
Iíve never switched my bank account238 votes (36%)
I donít have a bank account0 votes (0%)
I'm a man aged 35 to 49 (1207 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time125 votes (10%)
I've switched in the last year186 votes (15%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago140 votes (12%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago88 votes (7%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago103 votes (9%)
I last switched over 10 years ago200 votes (17%)
Iíve never switched my bank account363 votes (30%)
I donít have a bank account2 votes (0%)
I'm a woman aged 35 to 49 (1310 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time78 votes (6%)
I've switched in the last year174 votes (13%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago142 votes (11%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago91 votes (7%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago108 votes (8%)
I last switched over 10 years ago214 votes (16%)
Iíve never switched my bank account501 votes (38%)
I donít have a bank account2 votes (0%)
I'm a man aged 50 to 64 (1101 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time96 votes (9%)
I've switched in the last year111 votes (10%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago119 votes (11%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago77 votes (7%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago88 votes (8%)
I last switched over 10 years ago237 votes (22%)
Iíve never switched my bank account373 votes (34%)
I donít have a bank account0 votes (0%)
Iím a woman aged 50 to 64 (1537 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time111 votes (7%)
I've switched in the last year164 votes (11%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago165 votes (11%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago93 votes (6%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago93 votes (6%)
I last switched over 10 years ago321 votes (21%)
Iíve never switched my bank account590 votes (38%)
I donít have a bank account0 votes (0%)
I'm a man aged 65+ (752 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time61 votes (8%)
I've switched in the last year74 votes (10%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago93 votes (12%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago59 votes (8%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago58 votes (8%)
I last switched over 10 years ago165 votes (22%)
Iíve never switched my bank account241 votes (32%)
I donít have a bank account1 votes (0%)
Iím a woman aged 65+ (702 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time38 votes (5%)
I've switched in the last year54 votes (8%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago75 votes (11%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago57 votes (8%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago50 votes (7%)
I last switched over 10 years ago159 votes (23%)
Iíve never switched my bank account266 votes (38%)
I donít have a bank account3 votes (0%)
Iím agender (or I donít wish to disclose my gender/age) (40 votes)
Iíve multiple accounts and switch them all the time3 votes (8%)
I've switched in the last year1 votes (3%)
I last switched 1-3 years ago3 votes (8%)
I last switched 3-5 years ago3 votes (8%)
I last switched 5-10 years ago0 votes (0%)
I last switched over 10 years ago5 votes (13%)
Iíve never switched my bank account20 votes (50%)
I donít have a bank account5 votes (13%)

                   8,714 votes received.

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