Briefing 33: Poor households spend more of their income on fuel than the richest

The poorest 20% spend an average 11% of household income on energy. The richest 20% spend just 3%

Poorest households spend more of their income on fuel than the richest

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Explaining the data:

The chart is taken from household energy spending in the UK 2002-2012, available from the Office for National Statistics via http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/household-income/expenditure-on-household-fuels/2002---2012/full-report--household-energy-spending-in-the-uk--2002--2012.html

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