Figure 9a: Distribution of growth in gross nominal hourly earnings, 2007, 2014, 2015 and 2016
+/- 0.5 percentage points, UK
Source: Office for National Statistics, Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings
This chart uses individual level data from ASHE to calculate the growth of nominal weekly earnings for individuals observed in pairs of years in 2006 and 2007; 2013 and 2014; 2014 and 2015; and 2015 and 2016. Note that the ASHE methodology is not specifically designed to model earnings growth for individuals over time.
Note that the proportion of people experiencing a pay growth between 10% and 11% may not reflect the proportion of people on the National Living Wage in the earnings distribution in April 2016. This is because the growth analysis is focusing on employed workers in two consecutive periods and not just in April 2016.