Published: 3rd Dec 2019

Three million people who live on their own say they feel lonely due to their living situation, according to a report released yesterday (December 2) by the Community Led Homes partnership. The report, Home Aloners: the true cost of living alone in Britain today, reveals the findings of a survey, commissioned by Community Led Homes and carried out by Savanta ComRes, and explores how today’s ‘loneliness epidemic’ is affected by people’s living situation. It showed that more than a quarter (28%) of people who live alone say it is not good for their mental health. That’s the equivalent of more than 2.2 million Britons – more than the population of Paris. The total number of people who live alone and feel lonely is likely to reach nearly 4 million by 2039, the report says. The report also reveals new analysis of government data uncovering that nearly one million people who … (To read the full article, subscribe below)