GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Moving Stress Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"About 61% of people rank moving at the top of their stress list, higher than divorce or starting a new job."

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"Almost 30% of movers experience more stress on a move day than on their wedding day."

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"40% of people consider moving more stressful than a week-long holiday with their in-laws."

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"Approximately, 44% of individuals who moved admit to feeling nervous prior to moving day."

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"31% of people who moved admit that they felt scared at the thought of settling into their new home."

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"Over 58% of people say that the physical process of moving their belongings is the most stressful aspect of a move."

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"62% of people would rather go through a public speaking event than pack up and move."

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"Approximately 33% of moving stress comes from the disruption of routine."

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"More than 70% of people will lose something while moving."

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"About 23% of Americans don't ever want to go through the stress of moving again."

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"About 24% of Americans admit to crying due to stress during their move."

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"Almost Two-Thirds (64%) of adults agree that moving is one of life’s most stressful events."

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"It takes an average of 5 to 7 days to unpack after a move, adding to stress levels."

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"50% of people say moving is more stressful than planning a wedding."

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"Most people take 60 days to prepare for a move, a factor which can contribute to a prolonged period of stress."

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"Moving is ranked as the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce."

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