Section 3

Yolt Insights

We dove into some of 2017’s hot money topics, from avocado toast to bill-busting deals. Here’s what our research found.

£106,577

That’s the average deposit for London’s first-time buyers. But how many ‘luxuries’ would you really have to ditch to afford it?

19,377

Avocado toasts. Guess they
aren’t to blame after all...

breakfast
10,657

Months of Spotify (or 888 year’s worth of music)

27,188

Pints of beer. Bottoms up!

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European city breaks

uber
10,658

Three-mile Uber trips – or about 6 road trips to Beijing and back

date
£1,500

The average millennial Brit splashed £1,500 on date nights

£62.50

That’s an average of 2 dates per month at £62.50 per date

47.7%

Go for a romantic dinner

13.6%

Go for drinks


Go to the movies

Northern Ireland

Most likely to go to the cinema on date night

Bristol

Most likely to split the bill when in a relationship - 56%

Edinburgh

Loves date night – 6.8% go on 7-10 per month

Yorkshire

Most like to go bowling on a date

London

Most likely to splash out on their partner – 12.6% spends between £100-£250 on a date

Northern Ireland

Most likely to go to the cinema on date night

Bristol

Most likely to split the bill when in a relationship - 56%

Edinburgh

Loves date night – 6.8% go on 7-10 per month

Yorkshire

Most like to go bowling on a date

London

Most likely to splash out on their partner – 12.6% spends between £100-£250 on a date

energy
43%

Haven’t switched energy providers in 3+ years

17.5%

Think they won’t save by switching – the DECC says you’ll save £200 on average!