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Hygiene Poverty Briefing – Spring 2024

Everyone deserves access to life’s essentials to eat, heat and keep clean, however this is not the reality in the UK today. Our second annual hygiene poverty briefing finds that 9.9 million adults in the UK are living in hygiene poverty, almost a million more than in 2023.

Bringing together national polling data alongside stories from our network, our research sheds light on the reality of hygiene poverty in the UK today, how the situation has changed over the last year and the steps that have been taken to ensure no one has to go without.

Read the report here

adults in the UK are living in hygiene poverty

households with children are living in hygiene poverty

of the public believe hygiene products are products that no one should have to go without