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Release: Wealth in Great Britain Wave 2 , Wealth of the Average Household

Released: 18 March 2013

Contact

Matthew Steel

Wealth and Assets Survey

wealth.and.assets.survey@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455680

Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Personal Income and Wealth, People and Places, Housing and Households, Households, Household Income and Expenditure

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: GB

Geographical breakdown: GB

Survey name(s): Wealth and Assets Survey

This story provides a snapshot of households in the middle of the wealth distribution. It focuses on both characteristics of the households and the individuals living within them.

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs;
  • are well explained and readily accessible;
  • are produced according to sound methods; and
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest.

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.

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