Ease of making an energy bill payment in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

This statistic shows how consumers rate the ease of making an energy bill payment in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. 78 percent of consumers found paying energy bills to be easy, while 3 percent found it difficult. According to the report, those responding with "easy" to the survey question gave a score of 7 to 10, with "neither easy nor difficult" a score of 4 to 6 and with "difficult" a score of 0 to 3. The mean score among respondents amounted to 8.10, which shows the overall experience of paying energy bills in the UK is in the "easy" range for consumers.

How easy is it to pay energy bills?*

Share of consumers
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Release date

May 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 21 to March 3 2014

Number of respondents

1,340 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was worded as follows: "On a scale of 0-10 where 0 means it is extremely difficult and 10 means it is extremely easy, how easy or difficult do you find it dealing with [named energy supplier] to...?(%)"
Base included all those responsible for paying energy bills who had mains electricity, knew their electricity supplier or, in the case of absense of an electricity supplier or if they did not know who their electricity supplier was, those who had mains gas and knew who their gas supplier was.

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