How much of your income do you spend on your rent/mortgage?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Home is where the heart is Ė and itís also at the heart of many of our bills. How big a call on your income are your housing costs? (If youíre a couple/family please answer as a group.)

Please select the closest answer to how much you spend as a proportion of your HOUSEHOLD TAKE-HOME SALARY/INCOME (after tax, but include any benefits received as income).

Results

I/we own our home (ie, mortgage costs) (10715 votes)
100%+ (it costs more than your income)50 votes (0%)
90% - 100%81 votes (1%)
80% - 89%112 votes (1%)
70% - 79%151 votes (1%)
60% - 69%182 votes (2%)
50% - 59%398 votes (4%)
40% - 49%679 votes (6%)
30% - 39%1605 votes (15%)
20% - 29%2606 votes (24%)
10% - 19%1334 votes (12%)
1% - 9%475 votes (4%)
0% - your mortgage is paid off/you own outright3042 votes (28%)
I/we privately rent our home (2090 votes)
100%+ (it costs more than your income)24 votes (1%)
90% - 100%24 votes (1%)
80% - 89%36 votes (2%)
70% - 79%78 votes (4%)
60% - 69%102 votes (5%)
50% - 59%260 votes (12%)
40% - 49%323 votes (15%)
30% - 39%529 votes (25%)
20% - 29%477 votes (23%)
10% - 19%163 votes (8%)
1% - 9%15 votes (1%)
0% - you live rent-free59 votes (3%)
I/we rent our home via social housing (council or housing association) (743 votes)
100%+ (it costs more than your income)7 votes (1%)
90% - 100%6 votes (1%)
80% - 89%5 votes (1%)
70% - 79%24 votes (3%)
60% - 69%36 votes (5%)
50% - 59%66 votes (9%)
40% - 49%100 votes (13%)
30% - 39%148 votes (20%)
20% - 29%106 votes (14%)
10% - 19%59 votes (8%)
1% - 9%17 votes (2%)
0% - you live rent-free169 votes (23%)

                   13,548 votes received.

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