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Chart of the day: Windfall economics

If you received a windfall equivalent to one month's income, what would you do with it? If you're from London, it seems you're more likely to use it to pay off debt than the rest of the UK, according to research from YouGov's HEAT tracker.

Of course, it may just be that Londoners have more debt than the rest of the UK; but either way, it's a good sign for the financial nous of Britons that the "spend it" segment remains low.

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.