Over the last few weeks Radio 4's PM show has been carrying out a survey on the UK's fears on the Credit Crunch. In association with our MapTube site at CASA listeners were asked for the first part of their postcode and to answer the following question:
What single factor is hurting you most about the credit crunch?
Please select one of the answers below:
Mortgage or Rent
The Credit Crunch is not affecting me
We generated a new map every 30 minutes, providing an up to date view of the nations mood.
The results are fascinating, with over 22,000 responses 49% were most worried about fuel price with food running in second at 19%. The interesting part for us is to view these results both statistically and geographically as the results come in, to date the breakdown is as follows:
You can view the map at http://www.maptube.org with full details on the BBC's iPM page - of note is the rural/urban split with urban areas being notably more worried about mortgage or rent payments compared to other areas of the UK.