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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
Teignbridge 014378350472461439
Q2 - Above Average13,53314,34618,24118,36917,336
Teignbridge5,2185,1716,7046,6266,153
Devon31,17034,13342,55943,91841,145
Southern LCP13,17512,27815,85815,20814,132

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

Area20112012201320142015
Teignbridge 01413.7%12.1%16.0%15.6%14.9%
Q2 - Above Average11.3%11.6%14.4%14.6%13.8%
Teignbridge9.6%9.3%11.8%11.7%10.9%
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%
Southern LCP10.7%9.8%12.5%11.9%11.1%

 

Percentage trend of households affected by fuel poverty

 

Percentage of households affected by fuel poverty

 

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