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Information on 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 2018.

The most recent data in this report is for 2018. The report does not cover the period of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Main points

  • Gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in Wales in 2018 was £17,100 or 81.0% of the UK figure, down 0.2 percentage points relative to the UK from 2017.
  • GDHI per head in Wales in 2018 was the second lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions.
  • Between 2017 and 2018, Wales saw the ninth largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions, up 4.4%, compared to a 4.6% increase for the UK. The largest increase was in London (up 5.2%).
  • Since 1999, Wales saw the second lowest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions, up 72.1% compared to a 82.7% increase across the UK.

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Contact

Alex Fitzpatrick

Telephone: 0300 025 9016

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