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Money Cost of convenience Finder's new research found that 1 in 5 Brits (20%) regularly spend money on the likes of Uber, Deliveroo and Just Eat, which equates to a whopping £19 billion a year. Georgia-Rose Johnson 5/10/2019
Money UK Credit Card Statistics Our guide includes the latest facts and figures, including average transaction values and historical data. https://www.finder.com/uk/credit-card-statistics Chris Lilly 5/8/2019
Money Brexit preparations We wanted to know if Brits are preparing for Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. It turns out that 29% are planning to take special measures ahead of Brexit. Charlie Barton 5/6/2019
Money How much is spent on Easter eggs? Our research found that an estimated £381 million will be spent on Easter eggs this year; this is £154 million more than if consumers bought the same amount of chocolate but in bar form (£227 million). Georgia-Rose Johnson 4/16/2019
Money Easter Statistics UK: How much are we planning to spend this Easter? Our research revealed that 7 in 10 (69%) Brits plan to spend something specifically for Easter over the weekend, with this year’s total Easter spending is being predicted to be £1.1 billion. Georgia-Rose Johnson 4/9/2019
Money The Lazy Tax The loyalty penalty, or Lazy Tax, costs the average household that doesn’t shop around for key services a staggering £2,400 a year, our research shows. Amelia Glean 3/26/2019
Money London Crime Statistics Find out the latest crime statistics for London including which areas have the most crime, knife crime statistics and moped crime statistics. https://www.finder.com/uk/london-crime-statistics Matthew Boyle 3/25/2019
Money Consumer impact after the Bank of England base rate rise Charlie Barton 3/19/2019
Travel Travelling to Europe after Brexit With Brexit around the corner, Finder carried out research to see how leaving the EU would impact British citizens’ European travel plans. Valentina Cipriani 3/15/2019
Money Best countries for working women From the gender pay gap to maternity leave benefits, Finder compared 16 countries across 10 metrics to find the best countries to live in for working women. Charlie Barton 3/5/2019
Insurance Find out your odds of dying We’ve done the calculations to show your chances of living another 5, 10, 20 and 30 years. Mortality tables and graphs show your odds of hitting old age. Esther Wolffowitz 3/4/2019
Shopping & deals Valentine's Day: All you need is (self) love A quarter of Brits plan to treat themselves this Valentine’s Day. Georgia-Rose Johnson 2/7/2019
Shopping & deals UK diet trends Following a meat-free diet is becoming increasingly common in the UK with many people opting to follow a vegetarian, pescatarian or vegan diet. We carried out a survey of 2,000 adults to investigate the diet routines of UK residents and the financial costs of each option. Georgia-Rose Johnson 1/30/2019
Money Overdrafts vs payday loans According to our recent survey, almost half of Brits have no idea which option is safer or which offers the best value. https://www.finder.com/uk/overdrafts-payday-loans-awareness Chris Lilly 1/17/2019
Money Digital bank adoption We carried out a survey of 2,000 adults to see what stage the digital banking revolution is at. https://www.finder.com/uk/digital-bank-adoption Charlie Barton 1/8/2019
Shopping & deals Most gifted gifts Take a walk down memory lane with us as we find out what Christmas gifts defined each year from 2007 to 2018. https://www.finder.com/uk/most-gifted-christmas-gifts Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/27/2018
Money Bank of England Official Bank Rate Survey Finder’s Bank of England official bank rate survey. Read the forecasts of some of the UK’s brightest minds in economics and property. https://www.finder.com/uk/interest-rate-survey Charlie Barton 12/18/2018
Shopping & deals White lies Ah, Christmas: the time of year when everyone gets together with their friends, families and loved ones, and… lies to each other? https://www.finder.com/uk/white-lies Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/13/2018
Travel Christmas dinners around the world From whale skin in Greenland to fried chicken in Japan and salted cod in Mexico, take a look at our map and to see what will be on people’s plates this Christmas. https://www.finder.com/uk/christmas-dinners-around-the-world Valentina Cipriani 12/13/2018
Money London Airbnb Statistics The number of Airbnbs in the UK’s capital has quadrupled between 2015 and 2018. https://www.finder.com/uk/london-airbnb-statistics Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/12/2018
Money Lending generosity quiz Each year UK residents lend around £16.6 billion in total to their family and friends. What role do you play in this country’s unofficial lending economy? https://www.finder.com/uk/lending-generosity-quiz Chris Lilly 12/5/2018
Shopping & deals Black Friday statistics Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days in the UK. But how much do we plan on spending – are what are shoppers’ biggest regrets? https://www.finder.com/uk/black-friday-statistics Georgia-Rose Johnson 11/23/2018
Money Saving statistics When it comes to saving for a rainy day how good are Brits at setting money aside? We looked into the latest statistics to find out. https://www.finder.com/uk/saving-statistics Charlie Barton 11/19/2018
Money Brexit Exchange Rate Tracker Follow the major events of Brexit and how they might affect you. With our interactive currency exchange rate tracker watch the rise and fall of the pound. https://www.finder.com/uk/brexit-pound Charlie Barton 11/15/2018
Money The effects of controversies on share prices How can a single event affect the value of a company? Our graphs reveal the impact. https://www.finder.com/uk/the-effects-of-controversies-on-share-prices Charlie Barton 11/12/2018
Money Pension Statistics Does the UK know how much it needs to save up for retirement? https://www.finder.com/uk/pension-statistics Charlie Barton 10/20/2018
Money Disposable income around the UK Where in the UK can you make the most, and spend the least? https://www.finder.com/uk/disposable-income-around-the-uk Chris Lilly 10/10/2018
Money Employment statistics Our interactive map will show you how the UK’s employment rates vary by demographic. https://www.finder.com/uk/employment-statistics Noi Rotstein 9/27/2018
Money Payment methods abroad Being savvier with travel money could save the UK £1.4 billion https://www.finder.com/uk/payment-methods-abroad Charlie Barton 9/26/2018
Money Cost of a city centre flat around the world How do property prices in the UK compare to the rest of the world? We estimated the cost of a city centre two-bed flat in 91 countries to find out. https://www.finder.com/uk/world-cost-of-a-flat Matthew Boyle 9/18/2018
Money The cost of university around the world We explored the latest figures to see how tuition fees for university in the UK compare to other countries around the world. https://www.finder.com/uk/world-cost-of-university Georgia-Rose Johnson 9/3/2018
Money Celebrity debt Debt is a serious issue that can affect anyone. While you might expect that fame and riches would grant a person immunity from such problems, certain celebrities have proved otherwise. https://www.finder.com/uk/celebrity-debt Chris Lilly 8/10/2018
Money Mates' rates Millions of Brits have lent money to their friends, and they’re not getting all of it back. https://www.finder.com/uk/mates-rates Chris Lilly 8/7/2018
Travel Holiday planning Ever found yourself researching your next holiday during work hours? You’re not the only one. https://www.finder.com/uk/holiday-planning-work-hours Georgia-Rose Johnson 7/26/2018
Energy Energy Statistics Brits spend over £1,200 on energy bills every year but could save up to £300 by switching provider. We unpacked the latest statistics to find out more about our energy bills. https://www.finder.com/uk/energy-stats Matthew Boyle 7/12/2018
Insurance Most expensive countries to be hospitalised in Where in the world will one night in hospital set you back more than £2,500? Ouch! We’ve analysed the cost of hospital beds vs luxury hotels around the world, and why it pays to get your travel insurance before you jet off on holiday. https://www.finder.com/uk/most-expensive-countries-to-be-hospitalised-in Esther Wolffowitz 7/11/2018
Energy The cost of energy around the world In the UK, we pay over 50% extra to power our homes compared to the global average. In this map we show where people pay the most, and the least. https://www.finder.com/uk/energy-price-world-comparison Matthew Boyle 7/3/2018
Travel Travel Money Statistics UK tourists take over 70 million trips abroad a year, we dived into the latest statistics to see how much we are spending when we jet off on holiday. https://www.finder.com/uk/travel-money-statistics Charlie Barton 7/3/2018
Money How much are Brits really paying in overdraft fees? Two in three Brits (67%) with an overdraft don’t know how much they’re being charged, according to a study of 2,000 British adults commissioned by finder.com. https://www.finder.com/uk/overdraft-fees Charlie Barton 7/3/2018
Shopping & deals Calories and alcohol We list popular drinks – 7 spirits and 12 brands of beer – to find out which have the fewest calories, for the most alcohol. https://www.finder.com/uk/alcohol-calories Georgia-Rose Johnson 6/25/2018
Tech & telco TV Statistics Brits are watching over 22 hours of TV every week, which is over 45 days every year. We dived into the latest figures to see just what we are watching, where we are watching and how much we are spending on our TV habit. https://www.finder.com/uk/tv-statistics Matthew Boyle 6/13/2018
Money Investment Statistics With over 8 million Brits investing in stocks and shares ISAs we analysed the latest statistics to understand what is keeping more Brits from investing. https://www.finder.com/uk/investment-statistics Charlie Barton 5/29/2018
Insurance Health and Safety statistics Over 600,000 people were injured at work in 2016 – we examined the latest statistics to see how safe it is to work in the UK and which industry is the most dangerous to work in. https://www.finder.com/uk/health-and-safety-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 5/22/2018
Insurance Home Insurance Statistics Explore the latest home insurance statistics, including how many homes are uninsured, the average value of our homes’ contents and how much a burst water pipe might set you back. https://www.finder.com/uk/home-insurance-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 5/15/2018
Money Personal loan statistics In this report you can find whatever unsecured loans data you need from the past 10-25 years, updated monthly. https://www.finder.com/uk/personal-loans-statistics Chris Lilly 5/9/2018
Tech & telco Broadband Statistics 90% of UK homes are connected to the internet – but how fast is the average connection? https://www.finder.com/uk/broadband-statistics Matthew Boyle 4/23/2018
Energy How to power every country with just solar panels 87% of countries included in this analysis could power themselves using less than 5% of their land. The UK, at 12%, is not one of them. https://www.finder.com/uk/solar-power-potential Matthew Boyle 4/19/2018
Insurance Travel Insurance Statistics 25% of Brits are travelling abroad without travel insurance, we dive into the latest stats to find out more about the world of travel insurance. https://www.finder.com/uk/travel-insurance-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 4/17/2018
Tech & telco Netflix UK vs the World Can one country’s Netflix catalogue be considered the best? We compiled the libraries of a few countries to get an idea of how their sizes compare. https://www.finder.com/uk/netflix-uk-vs-world-content Matthew Boyle 4/11/2018
Insurance How much do we spend on our pets? An analysis of the costs involved in keeping pets finds that we spend over £2.4 billion on them each month in the UK. https://www.finder.com/uk/cost-of-pets Esther Wolffowitz 4/9/2018
Insurance Finder's Safe Driving Report 2018 Texting, grooming and drink driving – what else are people doing behind the wheel? Dig into the details with Finder’s safe driving report 2018. https://www.finder.com/uk/road-safety-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 4/4/2018
Money Cryptocurrency Statistics We explore the latest statistics in the world of cryptocurrency including who is and isn’t buying cryptocurrency – and who have made their millions off these virtual currencies. https://www.finder.com/uk/cryptocurrency-statistics Charlie Barton 4/3/2018
Money Mortgage Statistics Outstanding mortgage debt stands at over £1.370 trillion in the UK. But just how many Brits have mortgages – and can we afford them? https://www.finder.com/uk/mortgage-statistics Matthew Boyle 3/21/2018
Tech & telco The best film directors, according to IMDb data We analysed over 80,000 titles on IMDb to see what the average score is, and how each director compares to that mean. https://www.finder.com/uk/best-directors Matthew Boyle 3/21/2018
Money Debt Statistics How far in the red are we? We explore the latest debt statistics for both the government and individuals in the UK. https://www.finder.com/uk/debt-statistics Chris Lilly 3/6/2018
Insurance Car Insurance Statistics We unpacked all the latest statistics to give you the rundown on UK car insurance statistics. https://www.finder.com/uk/car-insurance-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 3/1/2018
Insurance The most popular dog breeds around the world In Afghanistan, people search for the Afghan Hound more than any other dog. Use this interactive map to explore our findings for the rest of the world. https://www.finder.com/uk/most-popular-dog-breeds Esther Wolffowitz 2/28/2018
Tech & telco Internet use in the UK The average UK resident spends 2.1 hours online at home every day. How does this vary across the country? https://www.finder.com/uk/internet-use-by-location Matthew Boyle 2/26/2018
Insurance Life Insurance Statistics There are over 25 million insurance protection policies in place – but who has cover and who doesn’t? https://www.finder.com/uk/life-insurance-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 2/16/2018
Insurance Health Statistics We gave the UK a checkup to see how healthy we really are. Exploring the latest statistics in obesity, alcohol consumption and more. https://www.finder.com/uk/health-statistics Esther Wolffowitz 2/7/2018
Money Kids' allowance Survey finds an estimated 9.06 million parents give their kids £5.38 billion in allowances annually https://www.finder.com/uk/kids-allowance Charlie Barton 1/29/2018
Money UK business owners An analysis of the individuals controlling the UK’s companies, including their most common ages, genders and nationalities. https://www.finder.com/uk/business-owners-uk Chris Lilly 1/26/2018
Energy Business Energy Statistics Our guide to the energy consumption of UK businesses. How much does the average office cost to run? https://www.finder.com/uk/business-energy-statistics Matthew Boyle 1/26/2018
Money Bitcoin statistics We’ve rounded up the statistics on bitcoin, the first and largest cryptocurrency. https://www.finder.com/uk/bitcoin-statistics Charlie Barton 1/14/2018
Money Cryptocurrency price tracker (BTC/ETH/XRP) Cryptocurrency values have fluctuated madly over the past few years. Explore these changes and their main drivers through our interactive graph. https://www.finder.com/uk/bitcoin-price-history Charlie Barton 1/11/2018
Tech & telco Marvel vs DC Our summary of the past half a century of superhero shows. While DC’s heroes have made the most appearances, Marvel seems to be winning the hearts of the masses. https://www.finder.com/uk/superhero-statistics Matthew Boyle 1/3/2018
Shopping & deals Unwanted gifts Our unwanted gifts are totaling to some £5.03 billion combined, with 1 in 10 of us knowingly giving terrible presents! https://www.finder.com/uk/unwanted-gifts Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/22/2017
Travel The cost of a pint of beer around the world Use finder’s interactive world map to learn about variations in beer prices globally. Find out where in the world you’d pay a whopping £8.58 for a pint. https://www.finder.com/uk/international-pint-price-map Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/8/2017
Shopping & deals Christmas Spending Statistics Over 36 million Brits plan to shop up a storm this Christmas, totalling to the tune of £14.2 billion. But just how to we plan on funding these purchases? https://www.finder.com/uk/christmas-spending-statistics Georgia-Rose Johnson 12/4/2017
Money Millennial money statistics Find out over 50 unique stats about millennials and how they manage their finances. https://www.finder.com/uk/millennial-money-statistics Charlie Barton 12/1/2017
Travel Outbound Tourism Statistics Over 70 million trips were taken by UK residents in 2016. Where were the most popular destinations? https://www.finder.com/uk/outbound-tourism-statistics Georgia-Rose Johnson 11/27/2017
Money Payday Loan Statistics A closer look at the facts and figures of payday loans https://www.finder.com/uk/payday-loan-statistics Chris Lilly 11/6/2017
Money Side hustles and tax evasion An estimated 5.7 million of us aren’t declaring our side hustle money, which results in £23.5 billion made off the books. https://www.finder.com/uk/side-hustles-and-tax-evasion Charlie Barton 10/18/2017
Money UK Remittance Statistics The UK’s yearly remittance has gone up by 20.3% since 2010. Where is this money going? https://www.finder.com/uk/remittance-statistics Charlie Barton 9/26/2017
Tech & telco iPhone Sales Statistics We estimated the number of iPhones bought in the UK every year since 2011 https://www.finder.com/uk/iphone-sales-statistics Matthew Boyle 9/7/2017
Shopping & deals The problem with impulse spending 78.2% of Brits have fallen prey to impulsive online spending. But just how much is wasted on regretful purchases each year? https://www.finder.com/uk/impulse-buying-stats Georgia-Rose Johnson 8/4/2017
Tech & telco How fast can you stream videos in different countries? In most countries, you can now reasonably expect to stream Netflix in HD. https://www.finder.com/uk/netflix-global-speeds Matthew Boyle 1/8/2017
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