Sunday, 22 June 2014

Poorest 10% spend 23% of their income on food. The richest 10% just 4.2%. The poor also eat less healthily.

Poor people spend nearly a quarter of their income on food, yet still get less nutrition than the rich

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Explaining the data
This data comes from ‘Hard to Swallow’ a report funded by Kellogs and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and published in March 2013. A report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, ‘Food expenditure and nutritional quality over the great recession’ documents the change in nutritional quality of household food purchases since 2005.


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