Distribution of weekly amounts of children pocket money in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by parent gender
Distribution of pocket money given by mothers versus fathers in the UK 2015
This statistic shows the distribution of weekly amounts of children pocket money in the United Kingdom in 2015, by gender of parent. According to the survey, fathers were more likely to give higher amounts of pocket money. In comparison, 27 percent of fathers in contrast to 21 percent of mothers gave 10 to 15 British pounds.
Distribution of weekly amounts of children pocket money in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by parent gender
MaleFemale
1p-99p2%1%
£1-£2.995%9%
£3-£4.995%13%
£5-£7.4925%23%
£7.50-£9.9911%11%
£10-£14.9927%21%
£15-£19.9911%11%
£20-£24.996%7%
£25-£29.993%2%
£30 or more5%2%
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Source

Release date

December 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

October and November 2015

Number of respondents

629 respondents

Special properties

parents of children aged 11 to 18

Supplementary notes

Pocket money was understood as "money that you give to your child(ren) on a regular basis as an allowance to save and spend for themselves".
If the participant had more than one child, the answer is in regard to the eldest.

Distribution of pocket money given by mothers versus fathers in the UK 2015
This statistic shows the distribution of weekly amounts of children pocket money in the United Kingdom in 2015, by gender of parent. According to the survey, fathers were more likely to give higher amounts of pocket money. In comparison, 27 percent of fathers in contrast to 21 percent of mothers gave 10 to 15 British pounds.
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