British adults reporting a cost of living increase 2021-2024

Percentage of adults reporting their cost of living has increased in the previous month in Great Britain from November 2021 to May 2024

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Release date

May 2024


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

November 3, 2021 to May 6, 2024

Number of respondents

2,000 to 2,500 per wave

Supplementary notes

*From September 14-25, 2022 onwards, the source made changes to the survey to measure the short and long-term impacts of the Cost of Living crisis which they believe impacted responses to the survey. 

**From March 27 to April 7, 2024 onwards, the source removed a question from the survey which is believed to have influenced responses.

More information regarding methodology can be found in the "Notes" tab of the most recent Public opinions and social trends dataset.

 “This statistic is using original data from the Office for National Statistics and includes copyright material from © Crown, licensed under the Open Government License v3.0.

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