An annual report 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 for 1997 to 2017.

Key points

  • Gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in Wales in 2017 was £15,754 or 80.7% of the UK average, unchanged relative to the UK average from 2016.
  • GDHI per head in Wales in 2017 was the lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions.
  • Wales saw the sixth largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions in 2017, up 1.0%, the same increase as for the UK as a whole. The largest increase was in London (up 2.2%).
  • Wales saw the second lowest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 1999 and 2017, up 58.8% compared to a 68.9% increase across the UK.

Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Contact

Alex Fitzpatrick

Tel: 0300 025 9016

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099