Measuring National Well-being - Children's well-being, 2013
The article ‘Measuring National Well-being - Children’s Well-being, 2012’ (ONSa) reported children’s views on some aspects of their lives. This was based on data from the first wave of Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS).This summary further explores children’s reports of their well-being based on the second wave of the study (UKLS, 2011–12) and provides links to other sources of data about children’s well-being.
Middle Income Households, 1977-2010/11
This short article analyses some of the key trends affecting the incomes of households in the middle of the income distribution. It studies the change in median household income between 1977 and 2010/11 and compares this with changes in GDP per person for both the UK and USA. The article then looks at how the characteristics of the middle fifth of households have changed over time and how the composition of their income has changed during the recent economic downturn and over the longer term.
Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK and EU, 2005-2011
This article examines the extent to which people in the UK were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2011 and how this compares with other EU countries and over time.
Income of Retired Households, 1977-2010/11
This article looks at trends in retired households' income between 1977 and 2010/11. It examines changes in the income inequality and the composition of income of retired households and makes comparisons between the income of retired and non-retired households.
Measuring Benefits in Kind - Methodological Changes in the Measurement of Benefits in Kind, 2005/06-2010/11
This article looks at how benefits in kind households receive from the state are measured within the Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income publication and how the methodology behind these measurements has changed between the years 2005/06 and 2010/11. We also retrospectively apply the current methodology back to the year 2005/06 in order to produce a consistent series showing how the size and distribution of benefits in kind received by households have changed over time.
The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, 2010/2011
Examines how taxes and benefits redistribute income between various groups of households in the UK. The release shows where different types of households are in the income distribution and looks at the changing levels of income inequality over time.