Our squeezometer groups UK adults according to the financial difficulty they had in the past month. Respondents are grouped on the most severe difficulty they said they'd faced.
* Data are collected via online poll for approximately 2,000 respondents each wave. Results are weighted to be nationally representative.
The percentage of households who are either cutting back their spending on essential items or have used an authorised overdraft, payday loan, or defaulted on a loan or housing costs in September 2017