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August in statistics


In August 2012 I recorded every detail of my daily life. After filling out a daily questionnaire and making lots of notes I translated my findings into this infographics booklet. So here’s an insight into 31 days of my life and what I got up to...


Day by Day work sleep travel leisure eat/drink other


Findings based on the proportion of each day doing certain activities Other - includes : getting ready, going to the bank/ post office, housework & grocery shopping Work - includes: working at Bert Agency & Uni work (including research)


Mirror, Mirror on the wall In the month of August I wore 120 items of clothing* which made up 43 outfits. The most times I got changed in one day was 3 times. Out of the 120 items, 27 were blue, 14 were white, 14 were grey, 12 were black,10 were pink, 7 were brown, 3 were purple, 2 were red, 9 were patterned, 7 were striped and 15 were other colours not listed. I wore 43 pairs of shoes. I wore converse 11 times, boots 10 times, flipflops 7 times, sandals 4 times and heels 3 times. I wore slippers on 24 days. I wore a necklace and two rings on all 31 days but only wore earrings on 24 days. I wore my hair up 14 times and then down for the other 17 days. I wore my glasses for 23 days and contact lenses for the other 8. On average I spent 1 hr and 15 mins each day getting ready**. The shortest amount of time spent getting ready was 20 mins, and the longest time 2 hrs. I only painted my nails 3 times in 31 days. Analysis of activities relating to my appearence *excluding pj’s and underwear **including showering, brushing teeth and doing hair, makeup etc.


Jeans

Dress

Bikini

Cardigan

Shorts

Playsuit

Coat

Jumper

Skirt

Top

Blazer

Tights*

Chino

Total of 120 items

Number of times each item was worn *including leggings


Work, Play, Work. Shopping Swimming Reading

Bert

Computer*

TV

Wii

Housework

Computer Music**

Breakdown of activities *for activities excluding work **including radio


COMPUTER Social Networking Other* Uni Work Bert

Leisure/Blogs

Most Apps open at one time: 11

EMAILS

Most browser tabs open at once:27

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MUSIC

Recieved

Twitter

Radio 6

Junk

Blogs

iPod

Sent

Facebook

Radio 1

Findings based on various activities & the amout of time taken to do them *including emails


On the Box 33

7

4

43

Freeview TV Catch up DVD

9

days without TV Number of hours spent watching TV

Top 5 Programmes: 1. Olympics 2. Coronation Street 3. News 4. Don’t Tell The Bride 5. 24 Hours in A&E


Shopping Airport Asda Trafford Centre

Town - Ripon Town - Manchester

Other

Clothes Design Materials

Shoes Gifts

Findings based on the number of times I went shopping (not including grocery shopping), where I went & what I bought


Here, there & Everywhere

Car Taxi Bus Plane Walk Train

Findings based on the different modes of transport and how many times each type was used


Findings based on distance travelled by each mode of transport in chronological order


Food,

glorious, food.

Of my recommended 93 MEALS I only ate 86. 11 of these meals were eaten in Restaurants, 4 at my parents house, 15 at work, and the rest in my flat. 70 of the 86 MEALS were considered HEALTHY* and 16 were not.

strawberry raspberry grape apple pepper

satsuma

carrot broccolli pea salad potato

crisps

cereal bar

ice cream yoghurt chocolate

pork chicken beef

fish

Findings based on the number of times each item was eaten *based on an allowance of 2050 calories calculated using my weight and height

fruit/veg


Drinks ..... including way too much alcohol!

WATER

COFFEE

FIZZY DRINK

JUICE

TEA

ALCOHOL

Findings based on the number of each type of drink per day per glass/mug Centre ring of diagram is the first day of the month


Money... Student Loan

Parents

In ÂŁ1092.00

Work Savings

Amount of money entering my current account and its source


Food

Other*

Entertainment Travel Magazines

Out ÂŁ1336.40

Rent/Bills

Gifts

Clothes Technology

Amount of money spent and what it was spent on *Seemingly unaccountable money!


Jibberjabber, made

40

TOTAL CALLS

61

rec. 21

MUM

DAD

MEGAN

EMILY

Number of calls made and recieved in August and who they were to


Chitter chatter. sent

1084 TOTAL TEXTS

2246

rec. 1162

POPPY

LIAM

HAYLEY

OTHER

Number of text messages sent and recieved in August, including WhatsApp & iMessage amd who they were to


Rain, Rain

Go Away H

C

Lanzarote Hottest day

Ripon

Manchester

Coldest day

10 days of Sun, 12 days of Rain, 8 Overcast days & 1 Storm

Findings based on the average temperature each day and the dominant weather condition


Sleepy Head

Average: 8 Most:10 Least: 4

Findings based on hours of sleep each night


All information and design by Anna Kettlewell

A month of my life  

A statistical analysis of one month of my life. Presented in an infographics style booklet.

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