Fuel poverty

Households that experience fuel poverty based on the “Low income, high cost” methodology, where required fuel costs are above the national average, and where spending that amount would be left with a residual income below the official fuel poverty line. The key elements in determining fuel poverty are income, fuel prices and fuel consumption.

 

Number of households affected by fuel poverty

Area20112012201320142015
East Devon 005D6457695752
Q4 - Below Average9,3819,06511,92211,84510,945
East Devon5,4105,5656,8426,9886,489
Devon31,17034,13342,55943,91841,145
Eastern LCP15,27316,44420,40221,02019,665

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

Area20112012201320142015
East Devon 005D9.7%8.4%10.0%8.3%7.6%
Q4 - Below Average9.0%8.3%10.7%10.7%9.9%
East Devon9.3%9.1%11.0%11.3%10.5%
Devon9.7%10.3%12.5%13.0%12.2%
South West9.4%9.4%11.5%12.2%11.4%
England10.9%10.4%10.4%10.6%11.0%
Eastern LCP9.8%10.1%12.3%12.7%11.9%

 

Percentage trend of households affected by fuel poverty

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

 

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