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Fuel poverty statistics

Households in fuel poverty in rural and urban areas.

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Fuel poverty in rural areas

Fuel poverty in rural areas - statistical data set

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Statistics on the proportion of households that are fuel poor in rural and urban areas, and the average fuel poverty gap (the additional income which would be needed to bring a household to the point of not being fuel poor.)

Metadata

Indicators:

  • proportion of fuel poor households
  • average fuel poverty gap

Data source: BEIS fuel poverty statistics

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Office for National Statistics Rural Urban Classification 2011

Additional information:

Defra statistics: rural

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Published 31 January 2013
Last updated 9 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Statistics published on the proportion of households in fuel poverty in rural and urban areas and the average fuel poverty gap.
  2. We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
  3. First published.