Navigating the Cost of Living Crisis in Europe - A Comparative
8 September 2022
Navigating the Cost of Living Crisis in Europe A Comparative Study by More in Common 2 September 2022 About More More in Common is an international initiative set in Common up in 2017 to build societies that are stronger, more united, and more resilient to the increasing threats of polarisation and social division. [...] They think everyone is doing better than them 10 More in Common’s segmentation in Germany The Open value self-expression, open-mindedness and critical thinking The Stabilisers The Involved are civic-minded and active democrats, value togetherness, and are willing to defend progressive social achievements The Polarised The Established value reliability and social harmony and are Low-trust group mos. [...] 28 59 11 1 24 63 12 1 I am feeling the effects of rising prices, but I think most people in the country are worse off than I am (%) I am feeling the effects of rising prices and I think most people the country are feeling it to about the same extent as I am (%) I am feeling the effects of rising prices and I think most people the country are doing better than I am (%) I am not feeling the effects. [...] Targeted to those Given to everyone most in need (%) equally (%) Don’t know (%) 55 36 10 47 42 11 47 45 8 47 42 11 33 Broad majorities see a faster transition to renewables as an answer to the cost of living crisis Support for accelerating the transition to Accelerate the transition to renewable renewables includes… energy in the country • In France, 80% of Stabilizers, 73% of Left 100 Behind, and. [...] • Arguments to prioritise the 100 My country’s actions on 100 We need to push back our cost of living over climate climate won't make much of commitment on climate to change are less persuasive a difference to the planet, so give people more time to 80 we should focus on more 80 recover from the rising pressing issues like the cost cost of living* • Citizens do believe their of living* countries c.