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.
Andrew Rosenthal, 26 March 2021, "Has a change in your income or your COVID-19's household income impacted your household's ability to pay utility bills? (Q32 S + W 2020)", contributed by Andrew Rosenthal and Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 22 April 2021, accessed 10 December 2023. https://energyrights.info/content/has-change-your-income-or-your-covid-19s-household-income-impacted-your-households-ability-0