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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 2019.

The most recent data in this report is for 2019. 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 2019 was £17,263 or 80.5% of the UK figure, down 1.2 percentage points relative to the UK from 2018.
  • GDHI per head in Wales in 2019 was the second lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions.
  • Between 2018 and 2019, Wales saw the smallest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions, up 1.1%, compared to a 2.5% increase for the UK. The largest increase was in London (up 3.4%).
  • Since 1999, Wales saw the third lowest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions, up 74.0% compared to a 85.9% increase across the UK.

Data for lower geographies (including local authorities) is available on the Office for National Statistics website.

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