THE WEEK IN NUMBERS – 21st January 2015
£5.9bn – The total value of consumer credit lending in November, according to the Finance and Leasing Association.
0.5% – UK inflation fell from 1% in November to a record low of 0.5% in December, according to the Office of National Statistics.
8% – An estimated 365,400 people moved home in 2014, an 8% rise from 2013, says Halifax.
46% – The proportion of Brits who are happy to split the bill on a date, according to a cash-back website.
20 minutes – The time taken for a jury to find Greater Manchester Police chief inspector John Buttress not guilty on charges of mortgage fraud.
£6m – The amount of money contributed by six of the UK’s largest energy firms to help struggling customers whose energy pre-payments were found in 2012 to have never reached their supplier, says Citizen Advice.
£29.6bn – The total value of financial support provided by parents for grown-up children in 2014, according to research by Lloyds Banking Group.