What UK teenagers spend their money on

The Office for National Statistics has published some information on children’s spending (i.e., where children spend their money, and how much), here and here.   The data reveals that teenage girls (13 to 15 years old) spend an average of £20.20 a week, whereas teenage boys spend an average of £17.30 a week. That’s nearly … Continue reading What UK teenagers spend their money on

Something for your weekend: ONS blog

What? National Statistical, the blog from the UK's Office of National Statistics.    Where? You can read it here.   So what? This blog has really interesting articles focusing on particular datasets, such as this one about happiness levels in the UK, which covers implications for policy, as well as an interesting correlation between the gap … Continue reading Something for your weekend: ONS blog