Although for some people pandemic caused anxiety they had never experienced before, for others it exacerbated a pre-existing condition, making it difficult to function in the absence of “normalcy.”
The need to stay away from friends and family, long periods of isolation and isolation did not help, nor did the fact that the second wave brought destruction and death across the country.
Although the experts suggested ways to take care of your mental health Amid the ongoing health crisis, new research suggests the situation could improve slightly. Indian consumers may be showing signs of decreasing anxiety as vaccination coverage increases across the country, according to a Deloitte Global Consumer Tracker survey.
The study shows a decrease in the general level of anxiety by 6% to 39%, since the number of new COVID-19 the number of cases across the country continues to decline. In addition, Indian consumers were found to be showing an intention to increase discretionary spending in anticipation of upcoming holidays such as Eid al-Adha, Raksha Bandhan, Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi. In fact, people in all age groups still prefer to spend more on convenience.
According to the survey, the following facts indicate a decrease in anxiety:
– Approximately 87% of consumers are willing to spend more because they value convenience over price.
– About 61% of consumers indicated that they now feel safe when shopping in stores.
– And 51 percent expressed a desire to attend personal events.
However, concerns about physical well-being prevail: 79 percent of Indian consumers are concerned with their physical well-being and 85 percent with their family’s health.
It was noticed that there was a decrease in the use of public transport, along with cautious costs for the next car. While 79 percent of Indian consumers intend to leave their current vehicles for a longer period, 76 percent of respondents – up from 79 percent in the previous wave – are concerned about using public transport.
In addition, the 55+ age group shows confidence in their care. They feel more secure than young people between the ages of 18 and 35.
Among them, 78 percent of people feel safe when going to a store, 70 percent feel safe when going to a restaurant, 69 percent feel safe when staying in a hotel, 71 percent feel safe when flying, and only 9 percent feel safe. are worried about returning to work.