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The mountain of debt

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Delayed Gratification has always strived to put current news in context and in issue six we set out to visualise 320 years of the UK’s finances. We were intrigued to learn that, during the height of the recent financial crisis, UK national debt relative to income was still four times lower than at its peak in 1821.

This infographic is taken from DG #6, which is available in our shop.

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