According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics, 46% of adults have cut back on food shopping and essentials in January. 

Around 59% said they are using less fuel - such as gas or electricity - while 92% reported their cost of living had risen compared with a year ago. 

But how has Suffolk been impacted and what essentials are you sacrificing during this period? 

Let us know in our three-question poll below: