The amount of money that that all of the individuals in the household sector have available for spending or saving after income distribution measures (for example, taxes, social contributions and benefits) have taken effect. GDHI does not provide measures relating to actual households or family units. The figures cover regions, sub-regions and local areas of the UK.
In 2018, England was the only country of the UK with a gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head above the UK average.
In 2018, the growth in GDHI per head in the UK compared with 2017 was 4.6%; Scotland and Northern Ireland exceeded this with 5.1% and 4.7% respectively, while England’s growth was the same as the UK and Wales grew by 4.4%.
Of the countries and regions classified by the Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics (NUTS1) in 2018, London had the highest GDHI per head where, on average, each person had £29,362 available to spend or save; the North East had the lowest at £16,995, which compares with a UK average of £21,109.
This article presents estimates of Gross disposable household income (GDHI) for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England. Data are available for 1997 to 2014. The data are consistent with data in the existing ONS Regional GDHI release and as such the LEP GDHI estimates carry the National Statistics Badge.