The Rising Cost of Everyday Life

Published: 23 December 2019

The Money Charity reports: “Coinciding with the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) report on energy trends and prices, figures calculated by The Money Charity show that UK households spent £111.27 million per day on the core utilities of water and energy in the first quarter of 2019. When broken down to a per household amount, this equates to an average daily spend of £4.05 per household per day, or £28.35 per week.

This is up from £3.10 per household per day in Q1 2015, or £21.70 per week, representing an increase of 30.6% over the last four years on services which most would agree are essential parts of nearly all aspects of everyday life.” Read more