Income inequality in the UK is high compared with other similarly developed nations1, which is why our tax and benefit system is so important.

Here we show you where your household sits on the UK income scale and how taxes and benefits affect households with incomes like yours.

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Source: The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income, Financial Year Ending 2015, UK, ONS

For more information, please contact: hie@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Footnotes:

  1. Figure 9 in this document shows this.