Tracking Financial Vulnerability in the UK

Go online to select a nation, region, or parliamentary constituency to see that area’s Financial Vulnerability Index score and the six component measures that make up that score.

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A Data Tool for Policymakers

As the United Kingdom deals with the economic effects of COVID-19, policymakers need to know how their constituents are faring. But many measures of financial health are out of date or narrow in scope.

To offer a clearer picture, we created the UK Financial Vulnerability Index using unique consumer data from Lowell and publicly available measures. Use this tool to see how financial vulnerability has changed since 2017 and where resources could be targeted to improve financial resilience.

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