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Romans spend more on New Year celebrations than anyone else

Milanese to party with family, Romans, Neapolitans with friends

30 December, 14:39
Romans spend more on New Year celebrations than anyone else (ANSA) - Milan, December 30 - Rome residents top the New Year's spending rankings with an average of 93 euros per person spent on celebrations, presents, dinners, clothes and decorations, according to a Milan Chamber of Commerce survey.

People in Milan spend an average of 80 euros, while those in Naples 63 euros.

The Italian average is 79 euros, according to the survey which involved interviews with 267 residents in Milan, 267 in Rome, and 267 in Naples. Most of those interviewed planned to celebrate at home, with over 70% of Romans and Neapolitans spending the evening indoors compared with almost 69% of those in Milan. However, while 36% of Neapolitans and 29.2% of Romans prefer the company of friends and acquaintances for the evening, 28.1% of Milanese plan to spend the night with family.

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