Are you part of the cashless society? How often do you use cash?MoneySaving Poll Results

Souk

For some people, the days of keeping cash in their pockets are long gone. Contactless cards especially mean many transactions can just be done with a ‘beep’. So we wanted to test how cashless our society is now, and who’s using it.

Please tell us which option is NEAREST to your situation.

Results

I’m aged under 25 (286 votes)
I NEVER use cash – unless there is no other option129 votes (45%)
I rarely use cash, but occasionally do111 votes (39%)
I mainly use it for smaller transactions30 votes (10%)
I mainly use it for bigger transactions1 votes (0%)
I use cash for everything where I can15 votes (5%)
I'm aged 25-34 (1272 votes)
I NEVER use cash – unless there is no other option438 votes (34%)
I rarely use cash, but occasionally do577 votes (45%)
I mainly use it for smaller transactions195 votes (15%)
I mainly use it for bigger transactions5 votes (0%)
I use cash for everything where I can57 votes (4%)
I'm aged 35-49 (1912 votes)
I NEVER use cash – unless there is no other option442 votes (23%)
I rarely use cash, but occasionally do675 votes (35%)
I mainly use it for smaller transactions561 votes (29%)
I mainly use it for bigger transactions16 votes (1%)
I use cash for everything where I can218 votes (11%)
I'm aged 50-64 (3009 votes)
I NEVER use cash – unless there is no other option266 votes (9%)
I rarely use cash, but occasionally do666 votes (22%)
I mainly use it for smaller transactions1519 votes (50%)
I mainly use it for bigger transactions21 votes (1%)
I use cash for everything where I can537 votes (18%)
I'm aged 65+ (3025 votes)
I NEVER use cash – unless there is no other option165 votes (5%)
I rarely use cash, but occasionally do525 votes (17%)
I mainly use it for smaller transactions1749 votes (58%)
I mainly use it for bigger transactions24 votes (1%)
I use cash for everything where I can562 votes (19%)

                   9,504 votes received.

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