Seven out of 10 Portuguese (72%) state that inflation has changed "slightly or completely" their purchasing power, according to the most recent Netsonda Barometer
, carried out among 1,000 Portuguese aged 18 to 64.
"Currently, more than half (55%) of the Portuguese say they have changed their consumption habits slightly or completely, while 72% refer that inflation has changed their purchasing power/disposable income quite or completely", according to a report by Notícias ao Minuto.
As a result, the main measures taken by those who felt a greater loss in their purchasing power were going to restaurants less often (72%), buying less clothes/shoes/accessories (71%) and buying more own-brand products (71%).
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