Did you get a pay rise or cut in 2009?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Poll Started 26 January 2010:

Did you get a pay rise or cut in 2009?

The Chancellorís been quoted as saying public sector workers may face pay cuts in 2010 as many private sector works have.

Which is closest to what happened to you in 2009?

Results

A. Private Sector Employee: Pay was cut.1,332 votes (8 %)
B. Private Sector Employee: Pay freeze.5,056 votes (31 %)
C. Private Sector Employee: Pay was increased.2,956 votes (18 %)
D. Public Sector Employee: Pay was cut.346 votes (2 %)
E. Public Sector Employee: Pay freeze.1,442 votes (9 %)
F. Public Sector Employee: Pay was increased.1,990 votes (12 %)
G. Self-Employed: Earnings increased.207 votes (1 %)
H. Self-Employed: Earnings static.250 votes (2 %)
I. Self-Employed: Earnings dropped.669 votes (4 %)
J. I lost my job in 2009.1,123 votes (7 %)
K. Unemployed / student / do not work.755 votes (5 %)

                   16,126 votes received.

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