Poll: Preppers say economic collapse is most likely disaster

Although the mainstream media and establishment like to portray preppers as paranoiac conspiracy theorists, those who prepare in event of a disaster or an emergency might be the ones to have it correct: adapt or die.

Indeed, there is an array of preppers: from those who are ready to sit it out for a few days to those who are prepared for an economic collapse, nuclear meltdowns, natural disasters and even military coups.

According to a new poll, more than three-quarters (76 percent) of preppers believe the most likely disaster that will wreak havoc is an economic collapse. An economic collapse is defined as “a devastating breakdown of a national, regional, or territorial economy.”

The survey was conducted with 1,840 prepper respondents and many involved in the preparation industry concur with the survey’s conclusions.

“Given the recent concerns with a U.S. fiscal cliff, the banking meltdown in Europe, and the unsustainable accumulation of debt by governments around the world, this response is not so surprising,” said Marjory Wildcraft, a leader in the survival and preparedness industry, in a press release.

For more information about how to prepare for an economic collapse, check out the articles below:

22 items that vanish from stores in an economic collapse or natural disaster

12 ways to protect yourself from the economic collapse

13 reasons why you need to buy gold and silver now before prices go back up

12 things you must do to prepare for the economic depression in America

11 scenarios of how an economic collapse in America could play out

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  1. Rabelrouser says:

    Virtually All the different senarios that I have heard of as a reason to be better prepared will result in an economic collapse. Natural or man-made disasters, regardless of catagory.
    This economy is a false economy and the fiat currency that we use daily only has value as long as there is confidence in it. But in a moments notice that can , and will change.
    Then food, personal hygene supplies, toiletpaper will become currency of the times.

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