Everyday in the UK
The Money and Personal Debt Statistics summary for June 2015
- The population of the UK grew by an estimated 1,223 people a day between 2003 and 2013.
- It costs an average of £29.91 per day to raise a child from birth to the age of 21.
- On average, a UK household spends £2.91 a day on water, electricity and gas.
- 231 people a day are declared insolvent or bankrupt. This is equivalent to one person every 6 minutes 13 seconds.
- 38 million plastic card purchase transactions were made every day in February 2015, with a total value of £1.771 billion.
- 8.94m cash machine transactions were made every day in May with a value of £364m.
- 2,330 Consumer County Court Judgements (CCJs) are issued every day, with an average value of £2,171.
- Citizens Advice Bureaux in England and Wales dealt with 6,323 new debt problems every working day during the year ending March 2015.
- 48 properties are repossessed every day, or one every 29 min 42 seconds.
- The number of mortgages with arrears of over 2.5% of the remaining balance fell by 67 a day.
- The number of people unemployed for over 12 months fell by 625 per day.
- 1,222 people a day reported they had become redundant between January and March.
- Government borrowed £227m a day during April 2015 (£2,630 per second).
- Net lending to individuals in the UK increased by £96.7m a day.
- Borrowers would repay £147m a day in interest over a year, based on March 2015 trends.
- 63 mortgage possession claims and 47 mortgage possession orders are made every day.
- 469 landlord possession claims and 349 landlord possession orders are made every day.
*stats from money charity.org