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A mother in Jersey has described comparing prices for food in Jersey supermarkets with those in the UK as 'disheartening.'
It comes as a survey shows a quarter of all households in Jersey are struggling to make ends meet.
One in ten households say they are going without a main cooked meal every day at least 'sometimes' due to a lack of money. That is almost the same as 2010.
A quarter of all households in Jersey are struggling to make ends meet.
The figures have been released in a new government study of the island.
Nearly one in three people said their financial situation was 'a little' or 'much' worse than a year ago.
The Jersey Annual Social Survey 2014 was completed by 1,600 islanders in randomly-selected households and asked questions about every day life.
One in four households reported finding it either 'quite' or 'very' difficult to cope financially, a proportion unchanged from 2010. Almost one in three (29%) said their financial situation was 'a little' or 'much' worse than a year ago.
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