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 2015, England was the only country with a gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head above the UK average but the strongest growth on 2014 was in Wales, at 3.3%.
Of the NUTS1 regions in 2015, London had the highest GDHI per head where, on average, each person had £25,293 available to spend or save. Northern Ireland had the lowest at £15,913. This compares with a UK average of £19,106.
GDHI per head of population increased in all NUTS1 regions. The largest percentage increase was in the North East at 3.9% and the smallest was in the West Midlands at 2.0%.
Annual estimates of regional gross disposable household income (GDHI). This release contains analysis of GDHI estimates for NUTS1, NUTS2, NUTS3 regions, local authorities and local enterprise partnerships (LEPs).
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.