Just how 'average' are you? Taking the latest Office for National Statistics data, business analysts are able to create a picture of the average person - have a look through and compare yourself to what the stats say. I suppose there's a chance this will make around half of you happy and the other half less so, but let's see if H&F bucks the average.
The ‘average’ British woman is 40 years and seven months old and has 42 years left to live. If she works full time, she works 34 hours a week, earns £22,151 a year, and is educated up to GCSE A*-C level. If she lives in England or Wales, she will have 1.96 children during her lifetime. If she lives in England, she is 161.6cm tall and weighs 70.2kg
The ‘average’ British man is 38 years and 4 months old and has 41 years left to live. If he works full time, he works 39 hours per week and earns £28,270 a year. He is educated up to A-Level standard. If he lives in England, he is 175.3cm tall and weighs 83.6kg
When a British family goes shopping, the five items most likely to be put in the typical weekly grocery shopping basket are a two-pint carton of semi-skimmed milk, pre-packed sliced ham, unsweetened breakfast cereal, bacon and a bar of milk chocolate
The ‘average’ household size in Great Britain in Q2 2009 was 2.4 people per household compared with 2.9 people per household in 1971