80% Bulgarians to Celebrate New Year's Eve at Home

Society | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 12:39
Bulgaria: 80% Bulgarians to Celebrate New Year's Eve at Home Only 5% of Bulgarians will celebrate New Year's Eve at restaurants or clubs. 80% of the people will celebrate at home. File photo

About 80% of Bulgarians will celebrate New Year’s Eve at home and only 5% will go to a restaurant, data from a poll by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NZIOM) showed.

According to the data, the 5% of Bulgarians that will celebrate at restaurants and clubs are mostly young people up to 29 years and people with higher education, while 80% of the Bulgarians will spend the holiday at home or visiting relatives and friends.

Less than 2% of the respondents said they will celebrate New Year’s Eve at ski resorts, at the city square or abroad.

The data showed that the celebrations in 2010 will not be much different than last year. About 85% of the respondents said they have planned to spend money on Christmas presents.

19% of the people have prepared up to BGN 20 for presents, while 30% are planning to spend between BGN 20-50.

25% of the Bulgarians are spending between BGN 50-100 on presents, 7% of the people are preparing BGN 100-200 and 4% of the respondents are ready to spend more than BGN 200 on Christmas presents.

The people who will spend money on charity during the holidays are the same as last year – 39%. They will support financially people in need, either with objects or through text messages for charity campaigns.

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