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I have received so much contradictory information on this topic that I would like to see it discussed in a single place. What is more common: for PhD stipends to be enough for living, or to be insufficient?
I know there are many variables involved: the actual amount, lifestyle of the student, location... In the end, however, it may be enlightening to know whether the majority of PhD students can or cannot live without an additional source of income.