Ipsos Global Trends

nostalgia & tradition

Uncertainty – and tradition

People have always been sensitive to change and it is sometimes said that it is the only constant.

Shopping Local – where is it going?

Where is your next meal coming from?

The changing role of women?

In line with a broader shift towards nostalgia and tradition in the survey, there are signs that the move towards more liberal attitudes on the role of women in society may be slowing.

Importance of tradition in society

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Traditions are an important part of society

Importance of tradition in society

Presence of immigrants

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

There are too many immigrants in my country

Presence of immigrants

Change in attitudes towards immigrants

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

People in my country are more negative about immigrants or other groups that are different from them than they were a few years ago

Change in attitudes towards immigrants

Left behind by society

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I feel left behind by the progress and changes that are happening in my country

Left behind by society

Not identifying with what country has become

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

More and more, I don’t identify with what my country has become

Not identifying with what country has become

Feeling like a stranger

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

These days I feel like a stranger in my own country

Feeling like a stranger

Parents taking responsibility for children

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Parents today do not take enough responsibility for the behaviour of their children

Parents taking responsibility for children

Pressure on children to achieve

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

There is greater pressure on children to achieve well in life than there was in the past

Pressure on children to achieve

 

Wish for simple life

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I wish my life was more simple

Wish for simple life

Wish to slow pace of life

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I wish I could slow down the pace of my life

Wish to slow pace of life

Longing for the past

Now for some more statements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with these?

I would like my country to be the way it used to be

Longing for the past

Fewer problems in previous generations

Now for some more statements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with these?

People led happier lives in the old days when they had fewer problems to cope with

Fewer problems in previous generations

World changing too fast

Now for some more statements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with these?

The world today is changing too fast

World changing too fast

Connection with neighbourhood

Which one of the following comes closest to your view:

I feel more/less of a connection with people in my neighbourhood than I did 10 years ago

Connection with neighbourhood

Connection with country

Which one of the following comes closest to your view:

I feel more/less of a connection with people in my country than I did 10 years ago

Connection with country

Connection with world

Which one of the following comes closest to your view:

I feel more/less of a connection with people in other countries around the world than I did 10 years ago

Connection with world