Metadata

Indicator code
A.3.5
Indicator name

Income fragility

Geographical coverage

GB

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Comparability

Yes

Footnote (FULL)

The population is the percentage of adults who are 16 years old and above and not in full time education.

Respondents that responded 'Don't Know' or 'too hard to say' have not been included in this analysis.

Please note, the question has changed slightly between each year reported. In 2010-2012, the question was ‘If your household income were to drop by a quarter, for how long do you think you would be able to make ends meet?’, In 2012-14 it was ‘For how long would you be able to make ends meet if you lost the main source of income coming into your household? And for the final year it was ‘For how long would you [and your partner] be able to make ends meet if you lost the main source of income coming into your household?.

Associated sources
A.3.5.1

Sources

A.3.5.1
Measure

Percenatge of people able to make ends meet for 3 months or more after loss of income

Source

Wealth and Assets Survey

Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Geographical coverage

GB

Time period

2010-2016

Timeliness

Every two years

Earliest available data

2010

Link to data source
Other information

n/a

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