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An annual report, produced by the Office for National Statistics, which shows the amount of money that the individuals in the household sector have available for spending or saving after income distribution measures have taken effect.
- Gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in Wales in 2014 was £15,302 or 85.2 per cent of the UK average, down 0.5 percentage points relative to the UK average on 2013.
- Wales saw the fourth largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 1999 and 2014, up 64.5 per cent compared to a 63.8 per cent increase across the UK.
- Wales saw the fourth largest percentage fall in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 2013 and 2014, down 0.1 per cent compared to a 0.5 per cent increase for the UK. The largest increase was in the London (up 1.9 per cent).
- The estimates for 2014 show that GDHI per head in East Wales and West Wales and the Valleys were 88.7 per cent and 83.1 per cent of the UK average respectively.
- West Wales and the Valleys has seen an increase of 64.5 per cent in GDHI per head since 1999, while East Wales has seen a 64.2 per cent increase, both above the increase for the UK (up 63.8 per cent).
- GDHI per head in Wales in 2014 was the third lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions, ahead of Northern Ireland and the North East.
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