25% Say They Couldn’t Afford To Have Thanksgiving Dinner

STAMFORD, CT - NOVEMBER 24:  Central American immigrants and their families pray before Thanksgiving dinner on November 24, 2016 in Stamford, Connecticut. Family and friends, some of them U.S. citizens, others on work visas and some undocumented immigrants came together in an apartment to celebrate the American holiday with turkey and Latin American dishes. They expressed concern with the results of the U.S. Presidential election of president-elect Donald Trump, some saying their U.S.-born children fear the possibilty their parents will be deported after Trump's inauguration.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Twenty-five percent of Americans said they weren’t having Thanksgiving dinner “to save money”; more than one-third said they are having smaller dinners, the survey found.
  • This is down from 90% of Americans who said in 2021 they planned to celebrate Thanksgiving, the survey notes, citing a 2021 IPSOS survey.



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