Foodbanks: why users needed emergency food United Kingdom (UK) 2018

Primary reason why Trussell Trust foodbank users needed emergency support in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18*

Foodbanks: why users needed emergency food United Kingdom (UK) 2018 This statistic shows the primary reason that people turned to foodbanks for emergency assistance in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18. The main reason for referral to a foodbank in this fiscal year was due to low income with 28.49 percent of users giving this reason.
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Primary reason why Trussell Trust foodbank users needed emergency support in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18*

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Share of foodbank users
Low income28.49%
Benefit delays23.74%
Benefit changes17.73%
Debt8.53%
Other7.57%
Homelessness5.01%
Sickness/ill health2.86%
No recourse to public funds2.69%
Domestic abuse1.41%
Delayed wages0.81%
Child holiday meals0.76%
Refused short-term benefit advances0.4%
Refused crisis loan0.2%
Share of foodbank users
Low income28.49%
Benefit delays23.74%
Benefit changes17.73%
Debt8.53%
Other7.57%
Homelessness5.01%
Sickness/ill health2.86%
No recourse to public funds2.69%
Domestic abuse1.41%
Delayed wages0.81%
Child holiday meals0.76%
Refused short-term benefit advances0.4%
Refused crisis loan0.2%
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This statistic shows the primary reason that people turned to foodbanks for emergency assistance in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18. The main reason for referral to a foodbank in this fiscal year was due to low income with 28.49 percent of users giving this reason.
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