British Treats: the things we can’t live without

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The following report is based off a survey that was carried out in July, 2015 and given to 2,000 adults in the UK.

When asked which of the following do you feel you couldn’t live without, the top 50 things women chose were:

  1. Toothbrush        49.9%
  2. Bed                       49.7%
  3. Shampoo             45.1%
  4. My partner         42.8%
  5. Television            36.3%
  6. Friends                 36.1%
  7. Tea                         33.6%
  8. A good book      33.2%
  9. Mum                     32.0%
  10. Moisturiser         31.8%
  11. Laptop                  30.3%
  12. Hairbrush            29.7%
  13. Chocolate            29.5%
  14. Shower gel         28.1%
  15. Best friend          28.1%
  16. Coffee                  28.0%
  17. My car                  27.4%
  18. Purse/Wallet     27.2%
  19. Hairbrush            26.9%
  20. Conditioner        25.3%
  21. Bottle of water 25.0%
  22. Holidays               23.6%
  23. Dog                        21.9%
  24. Sister                     21.1%
  25. Handbag              21.1%
  26. Dad                        20.2%
  27. Mirror                   19.9%
  28. Cat                         19.4%
  29. Remote                18.9%
  30. Hand cream        18.8%
  31. My sofa                18.4%
  32. Perfume              18.3%
  33. Slippers               17.8%
  34. Hair products     17.7%
  35. Sex                         17.2%
  36. Hairdryer             16.7%
  37. Razor                     15.8%
  38. Brother                 15.7%
  39. Bacon                    14.8%
  40. Movies                 14.7%
  41. Alcohol                 14.5%
  42. Nail file                 14.5%
  43. Sunglasses          14.4%
  44. Tissues                 14.3%
  45. Facebook            14.1%
  46. Straighteners     13.9%
  47. Pyjamas               13.6%
  48. Salad                     13.3%
  49. iPhone                  12.8%
  50. Coronation St    12.15%

Top 50 things men “could not live without” were:

  1. Television            40.4%
  2. My partner         36.5%
  3. My bed                 35.5%
  4. My car                  32.5%
  5. Toothbrush        32.2%
  6. Laptop                  30.2%
  7. Sex                         29.6%
  8. Coffee                  27.8%
  9. Bed                        27.3%
  10. Tea                         27.3%
  11. Friends                 27.0%
  12. Razor                     25.2%
  13. Alcohol                 24.6%
  14. TV remote          24.3%
  15. Football                23.5%
  16. Fish and chips    22.3%
  17. Holidays               21.2%
  18. The pub               20.6%
  19. Bacon                    19.6%
  20. Shampoo             19.1%
  21. Chocolate            19.0%
  22. A good book      19.0%
  23. Shower gel         18.6%
  24. Mum                     18.0%
  25. Chips                     17.4%
  26. Movies                 17.2%
  27. Best friend          16.2%
  28. Bottle of water 16.2%
  29. Curry                     14.6%
  30. Dog                        14.3%
  31. MOTD                   13.5%
  32. My sofa                13.2%
  33. Dad                        12.5%
  34. Crisps                    12.5%
  35. Shaving foam     12.4%
  36. Purse/Wallet     12.2%
  37. Sister                     11.7%
  38. Brother                 11.1%
  39. DVD player         10.1%
  40. Facebook            10.0%
  41. Restaurants        10.0%
  42. iPhone                  9.6%
  43. Games console 9.6%
  44. Whisky                 9.3%
  45. Salad                     8.5%
  46. Red Wine            8.5%
  47. Mirror                   8.0%
  48. Sunglasses          7.9%
  49. Garden shed      7.9%
  50. iPad                       7.2%