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10% Campaign

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The idea behind 10% Kent is simple
Keeping the benefits of the money you spend in the county we live in!

 

We want to:

How :

Some useful facts:

Every £1 spent locally generates £1.76 for the local economy compared to just 36p when spent in a major retailer*.

The average family spends £54.80 on food and non-alcoholic drinks **

If an average family spent £55 a week on food & drink and they switched just 10% of this to local suppliers, that would lead to an estimated extra £175M a year being spent in Kent ***

*New Economics Foundation
** Office for National Statistics 2012 Household Expenditure
*** based on Kents 2011 census figures 1,466,500 population, average household of 2.37 persons equates to 618,776 households.