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Energy Poverty looms as Cost of Living Increases: Data behind the Difficulties

Rising energy prices are putting more people under increased financial pressure and at greater risk of energy poverty. This is according to the fifth round of the Living, working and COVID-19 e-survey: Living in a new era of uncertainty – a report that presents an overview of responses from over 200,000 people across all five rounds of the e-survey, which took place from spring 2020 to spring 2022. In this data story, we take a closer look at the e-survey data to explore the extent of the issue and the threat of energy poverty. …