Tuesday September 22, 2020

Average person loses items worth €192 a year

Mind your stuff: December is the top month for lost property, according to a new survey.

6th December, 2012
December is the top month for lost property, according to a new survey.

The average Irish person lost possessions worth a total of €192 in the past 12 months, with smartphones the most common item mislaid, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of a provider of online backup solutions.

Across the country lost property was estimated at more than €440 million, with 43 per cent of those polled losing two or more belongings a year.

Smartphones accounted for 39 per cent of losses by Irish men and for...

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