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Pocket money in Britain

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According to the 2006 Halifax Pocket Money Survey, the average amount of weekly pocket money given to 12-16 year olds in the UK is £9.76. In the past "pocket money" was a term that referred to fun money or money that was not required to pay for life's necessities. Today there seems to be a lot more necessities, so when determining how much pocket money you think you need be very clear about what your pocket money must pay for.

• Food and snacks.
• Entertainment such as cinema tickets, DVD rentals, books and magazines.
• Mobile phones and phone credit.
• School supplies.
• Public transport and other travel expenses.
• Birthday and holiday presents.
• Clothes and accessories.
• Beauty and personal care items.
• Savings.
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