ALMOST half the republic will stay in tonight and equivocate New Year’s Eve celebrations, while a third devise to be in bed before midnight, according to new research.
The cost of drinks, subzero temperatures and no way of getting home but breaking the bank on a cab are among some of the reasons since a towering 47 percent of Brits are selecting to stay in and batten down the hatches on Dec 31.
According to the data, 38 percent of the 2,000 Brits polled pronounced no one over 25 goes out to applaud New Year anymore, while two in 10 (24 percent) had done plans but will be making a last-minute excuse and having an early night instead.
In fact, 35 percent of those polled pronounced they will be tucked up in bed, quick defunct good before the time strikes midnight.
According to the report, 36 percent of Brits equivocate going out on NYE since there are too many people on the streets who have had “one too many” and a serve 33 percent pronounced celebrations to see in the New Year never live up to the hype.
A some-more income disposed 32 percent contend drinks and taxis (17 percent) are simply too expensive, 24 percent contend they can never get to the bar to sequence a splash and two in 10 contend it’s simply too cold to venture out of the house.
Of those who are staying in, half (50 percent) are formulation to watch a film or boxset at home, while 32 percent will be settling down to a family meal, 28 percent are formulation to sequence a take-away and 29 percent will be putting the fire on, with the normal family spending £48 on their night in.
Henry Swift, Chief Customer Officer for Harveys Furniture, which consecrated the study, said “With the cost of Christmas augmenting year on year many people are now selecting to stay in during the New Year celebrations, with 37 per cent of Brits selecting to host get togethers with their family and friends in the comfort of their own homes.
“A £48 night in vs £150 for a night out is a very tantalizing choice for many, especially when you consider the warm, hospitable environment of your vital room over that of a crowded, drunken bar miles divided from home.”
The normal residence party guest consumes three eyeglasses of Prosecco, 3 cocktails and 4 pints of beer.
We’ll also taste the way by 3 canapés, 3 mince pies, two handfuls of Bombay mix, 4 helpings of pickled nuts, and 3 packets of crisps as a last binge before the Jan health kick starts tomorrow.
Almost 3 in 10 (27 percent) will sing Auld Lang Syne at some indicate during the evening, however 16 percent contend they will give it their best but they don’t really know the words.