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Graphic of the Day: Barnardos' School Costs Survey

Barnardos has provided TheJournal.ie with this graphic which outlines numerous findings from its School Costs Survey.

EARLIER WE REPORTED on the children’s charity Barnardos’ schools costs survey which found that some parents are going without food and paying bills in order to send their child or children back to school for the new term.

Nearly 1,000 parents were surveyed with the overall picture from the survey showing that while the actual costs involved with sending your child back to school had decreased in some areas since last year, the decline in household budgets is making it more difficult.

You can read more here but Barnardos has provided TheJournal.ie with this graphic which also lays out some of the figures and stats from the survey:

(If you are using a mobile device or having trouble viewing the graphic on your desktop click here)

Read: Parents “cut back on food” to pay back-to-school costs

Read: Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child

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