This chart reflects responses to Question #32a from the Spring 2020 and Winter 2020 surveys and Question #27a from the Spring 2021 survey, which asked, “If yes to Q32/Q27, what kind of utility bills, including internet bills, are you struggling to pay?” The options available were “electric”; “gas”; “internet”; “electricity”; “phone”; “all of the above”; “none of the above”; and “I don’t know.” There were fifty-six respondents who answered this question.
Five respondents (8.9%) answered none of the above.
Forty respondents (71.4%) answered electric.
Thirty-five respondents (62.5%) answered gas.
Twenty-eight (50%) answered water.
Twenty-four (42.9%) answered internet.
Eighteen (32.1%) answered phone.
Two respondents (3.6%) answered other.
Fifteen respondents (26.8%) answered all of the above.
The data was produced by the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 Survey, which has been administered to 234 people over two time periods. The Spring 2020 survey was administered to 86 people between May and June, and the Winter 2020 survey was administered to 83 people between December 2020 and March 2021 The Spring 2021 survey was administered to 65 people between March 2021 and June 2021. Visit the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 - Spring + Winter 2020 Survey Results page to view more data from our survey. The project is approved by Drexel’s IRB.
Andrew Rosenthal, "**If yes to Q32** What kind of utility bills, including internet bills, are you struggling to pay? (Cumulative 27a/32a)", contributed by Andrew Rosenthal, Alison Kenner, Briana Leone, Morgan Sarao and James Adams, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 6 June 2022, accessed 10 December 2023. https://energyrights.info/content/if-yes-q32-what-kind-utility-bills-including-internet-bills-are-you-struggling-pay