This chart reflects responses to Question #32 from the Winter 2020 survey, which asked, “Has a change in your income or your COVID-19's household income impacted your household's ability to pay utility bills?” The given options were,
There has not been a change in my income;
There has not been a change in household income;
Changes in income have not impacted our ability to pay bills;
Not yet, but it will in the coming months;
I don’t know.
Eighty-two respondents answered this question. Four respondents said there has not been a change in their income. Ten respondents said there has not been a change in household income. Thirty-five respondents said yes. Five respondents said changes in income have not impacted their ability to pay bills. Fifty-one respondents said no. One respondent said not yet, but it will in the coming months.
The data was produced by the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 Survey - Overview, which was administered to 83 people over a fourteen week period between December 2020 and March 2021. Visit the Winter 2020 Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 - Survey Results page to view more data from our survey. The project is approved by Drexel’s IRB.
Anonymous, "Has a change in your income or your COVID-19's household income impacted your household's ability to pay utility bills? (Q.32)", contributed by Andrew Rosenthal and Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 23 March 2021, accessed 19 June 2021.