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
North Devon 010A2024362722
Q4 - Below Average9,3819,06511,92211,84510,945
North Devon3,9464,5365,7015,8345,500
Devon31,17034,13342,55943,91841,145
Northern LCP6,6587,8369,82310,2319,656

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

Area20112012201320142015
North Devon 010A3.1%3.6%5.2%3.9%3.2%
Q4 - Below Average9.0%8.3%10.7%10.7%9.9%
North Devon10.1%11.0%13.6%13.9%13.1%
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%
Northern LCP9.9%11.2%13.8%14.3%13.6%

 

Percentage trend of households affected by fuel poverty

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

 

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