Year: 2008
Module: Attitudes to Older People
Variable: FS50PEN

Financial services play an important part in all our lives credit, hire purchase, loans, mortgages, insurance and so on. Thinking first of people in their fifties and up to retirement age, which of these two statements comes closest to your own view?

 

%

Older people get as good a deal from this sector as anyone else 38
Older people are treated less favourably by the financial sector because of their age 58
Don't know 4

 

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Results for men and women

%

  Male Female
Older people get as good a deal from this sector as anyone else 39 37
Older people are treated less favourably by the financial sector because of their age 57 59
Don't know 4 4

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Older people get as good a deal from this sector as anyone else 38 42 32 39 36 42
Older people are treated less favourably by the financial sector because of their age 58 55 64 59 59 52
Don't know 4 3 4 2 5 6

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  Catholic Protestant No religion
Older people get as good a deal from this sector as anyone else 34 44 29
Older people are treated less favourably by the financial sector because of their age 61 53 70
Don't know 5 4 1

 

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