8 out of 10 Brits

8 out of 10 Brits

Intriguing statistics about the world's 79th largest nation


How long does the average British male spend in the shower?

What is the worst-paid job?

Where are the keenest DIYers in the UK to be found?

Which profession least favours the wearing of ties?

Why are 63% of us too embarrassed to complain about bad food in a restaurant?

Covering everything from food to travel, via gardening and fashion, 8 out of 10 Brits tells you everything you need to know, and much that you don't, about who we are, where we're going, and why - on statistical grounds - we should all consider living in Southend-on-Sea.

About the author

Charlie Croker

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