Should the 1p coin be scrapped?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the humble 1p piece should be scrapped one day because its value is decreasing.

If the coin was axed, we'd follow in the footsteps of Canada, New Zealand and Australia, which have all got rid of their penny equivalents.

Are they an annoyance that you never use, or would it be an unwelcome end of an era?

Results

I'm aged under 25 (994 votes)
Yes - they just clog up my purse/pocket/wallet289 votes (29%)
Yes - and the 2p and 5p should be binned too253 votes (25%)
No - it's an easy way to save and it all adds up270 votes (27%)
No - 9.99 feels cheaper than 1072 votes (7%)
I don't care110 votes (11%)
I'm aged 25 to 34 (4075 votes)
Yes - they just clog up my purse/pocket/wallet1099 votes (27%)
Yes - and the 2p and 5p should be binned too1290 votes (32%)
No - it's an easy way to save and it all adds up1037 votes (25%)
No - 9.99 feels cheaper than 10248 votes (6%)
I don't care401 votes (10%)
I'm aged 35 to 49 (6134 votes)
Yes - they just clog up my purse/pocket/wallet1597 votes (26%)
Yes - and the 2p and 5p should be binned too1662 votes (27%)
No - it's an easy way to save and it all adds up1765 votes (29%)
No - 9.99 feels cheaper than 10544 votes (9%)
I don't care566 votes (9%)
I'm aged 50 to 64 (5020 votes)
Yes - they just clog up my purse/pocket/wallet1268 votes (25%)
Yes - and the 2p and 5p should be binned too1038 votes (21%)
No - it's an easy way to save and it all adds up1732 votes (35%)
No - 9.99 feels cheaper than 10561 votes (11%)
I don't care421 votes (8%)
I'm aged 65+ (2990 votes)
Yes - they just clog up my purse/pocket/wallet882 votes (29%)
Yes - and the 2p and 5p should be binned too439 votes (15%)
No - it's an easy way to save and it all adds up1083 votes (36%)
No - 9.99 feels cheaper than 10343 votes (11%)
I don't care243 votes (8%)

                   19,213 votes received.

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