How long does the average British male spend in the shower? What is the worst-paid job? Where are the keenest DIYers in the UK to be found? Which profession least favours the wearing of ties? Why are 63% of us too embarrassed to complain about bad food in a restaurant? Covering everything from food to travel, via gardening and fashion, 8 out of 10 Brits tells you everything you need to know, and much that you don’t, about who we are, where we’re going, and why – on statistical grounds – we should all consider living in Southend-on-Sea.