Every day in the UK

28th September 2019 / NewsBits

THE POPULATION OF THE UK GREW BY AN ESTIMATED 1,083 PEOPLE A DAY BETWEEN 2017 AND 2018.

ON AVERAGE, A UK HOUSEHOLD SPENDS £4.05 A DAY ON WATER, ELECTRICITY AND GAS.

340 PEOPLE A DAY WERE DECLARED INSOLVENT OR BANKRUPT IN APRIL TO JUNE 2019. THIS WAS EQUIVALENT TO ONE PERSON EVERY 4 MINUTES AND 14 SECONDS.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX IN ENGLAND AND WALES DEALT WITH 2,569 DEBT ISSUES EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR TO AUGUST 2019.

14 PROPERTIES WERE REPOSSESSED EVERY DAY IN Q2 2019 IN ENGLAND AND WALES, OR ONE EVERY 1 HOUR AND 43 MINUTES.

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THE NUMBER OF UK MORTGAGES WITH ARREARS OF OVER 2.5% OF THE REMAINING BALANCE FELL BY 6 A DAY.

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE UNEMPLOYED IN THE UK FELL BY 79 PER DAY IN THE YEAR TO JULY 2019 (skewed by working  officially 1 hour per week is calculated by gov’t as employed)

1,065 PEOPLE A DAY REPORTED THEY HAD BECOME REDUNDANT IN MAY TO JULY 2019.

NET LENDING TO INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS IN THE UK GREW BY £126 MILLION A DAY IN JULY 2019.

GOVERNMENT DEBT INCREASED BY £102.5 MILLION A DAY IN THE YEAR TO AUGUST 2019.

BORROWERS PAID £139 MILLION A DAY IN INTEREST IN JULY 2019.

IT COSTS AN AVERAGE OF £22.92 PER DAY FOR A COUPLE TO RAISE A CHILD FROM BIRTH TO THE AGE OF 18 (£150,584)

FOR A LONE PARENT FAMILY, THE COST OF RAISING A CHILD COMES TO £28.16PER DAY (£185,011 to age 18)

68 MORTGAGE POSSESSION CLAIMS AND 44 MORTGAGE POSSESSION ORDERS WERE MADE EVERY DAY IN ENGLAND AND WALES IN APRIL TO JUNE 2019.

293 LANDLORD POSSESSION CLAIMS AND 235 LANDLORD POSSESSION ORDERS WERE MADE EVERY DAY.

Source: The Money Charity

 

 

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