Levels of concern about energy price rises in in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic shows how concerned respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey in the United Kingdom (UK) are about the prospect of steep energy price rises in the future, as of March 2019. Overall, the responses suggest there is a high level of concern about the price of energy increasing in the future, with 76 percent of respondents indicating they were concerned to some degree about steep energy price rises.

How concerned, if at all, are you about steep rises in energy prices in the future?*

Percentage of respondents
Very concerned27%
Fairly concerned49%
Not very concerned17%
Not at all concerned6%
Don't know1%
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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2019

Number of respondents

4,224 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

UK households

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Originally asked as "I'm now going to ask you how concerned you are about various things happening in the future. When I talk about 'the future' I mean the next 10-20 years. When answering please think about how concerned you would be if this happened, rather than how likely you think it is to happen. So, how concerned, if at all, are you about..."

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