Household energy spending: seven things you should know.
1. UK households spent an average of £106 a month on household energy in 2012. This was a 55% rise on the 2002 monthly spend, after accounting for inflation. This is despite a decline in average energy usage.
UK households spent an average of £106 a month on electricity, gas and other household fuels in 2012. This compares to £69 a month in 2002, after adjusting for inflation using the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This means there was a 55% increase in average household spending on energy between 2002 and 2012.