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Annual Report on Fuel Poverty Statistics 2011

Creator:

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Subject Keywords: Fuel poverty
Topic: Fuel Poverty
Fuel Poverty
Chronic Conditions
Type: Report
Region: United Kingdom
Description:

A household is said to be fuel poor if it needs to spend more than 10 per cent of its income on fuel to maintain an adequate level of warmth.
Although the emphasis in the definition is on heating the home, fuel costs in the definition of fuel poverty also include spending on heating water, lights and appliance usage and cooking costs.
 
The key elements in determining whether a household is fuel poor or not are:
- Income
- Fuel prices
- Fuel consumption (which is dependent on the lifestyle of the household and the dwelling characteristics)

Date:

14/07/2011

Rights: © Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Suggested citation:

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). . (2011) Annual Report on Fuel Poverty Statistics 2011 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/91062 [Accessed: 12th November 2019].

  

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