£456,210 – The difference in the average house price between the areas surrounding London-based Arsenal FC and Birmingham-based Aston Villa FC, this year’s FA Cup finalists.
£350k – The amount Crystal Specialist Finance has invested in new offices in Tamworth, Staffs.
5m – The number of workers who have pulled a sickie in the past 12 months, says thinkmoney.
56 – The average worker will have earned a total of £1m by the age of 56 and 6 months, says Prudential
45% – The proportion of intermediaries who expect to do more business over the next year, research by paragon Mortgages shows.
4.95% – The Bank of England base rate has averaged just under 5% over the past 250 years, ranging from a high of 17% in 1979, to 0.5% at present, according to Lloyds Bank.
43% – More than 4 in 10 Brits have not switched any of the 10 most common financial products, including their mortgage, in the past 12 months, says gocompare.com
£28bn – The amount UK parents spend on the nation’s under-fives each year, with £35,000 spent on each child by their 5th birthday, according to Aviva.