1. 16,428,480 is the number of renters in the UK. 640 out of 2,000 respondents said they were renters. 640 / 2000 * 51,339,000 (UK population) = 16,428,480.
2. 18% of renters, equivalent to 6% of the adult population, were told by their landlord they couldn’t switch, or have their bills included in their rent, or are not responsible for choosing their energy supplier. Multiplied by 51,339,000 (UK adult population), means there are 2,951,993 adults who have not switched. Multiplied by £359 (average savings figure) = £1,059,765,487
3. Opinium Research carried out an online survey of 2,006 UK adults aged 18+ from 23 to 26 of August 2016. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria www.opinium.co.uk
4. 51% of customers could save up to £359. 10% of customers could save up to £670. MoneySuperMarket data, May 2016
If you would like to adjust your contact preferences, please click here.