Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
|Very organised %|
|Age up to 22 years||18|
|Age 23-25 years||26|
|Age over 26 years||35|
More than three-quarters of students (76%) believe they are either ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ organised financially, while one in five (20%) say they are not very organised in this area. Only 4% of students rate themselves as ‘not at all’ competent.
The ability to manage one’s finances well would seem to develop with age and experience as older students are almost twice as likely to say they are ‘very’ organised than younger ones (31% of students aged 26 or over compared to just 17% for those aged up to 22).
Overall, the findings suggest that students generally manage their finances well.