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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Gross Disposable Household Income (UK=100) by area and year
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[Collapse]UK100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0(p) 100.0
UK[Collapse]England102.0102.0101.9102.0101.9101.7101.9102.0102.1102.4(r) 102.4(p) 102.4
England[Expand]North East82.781.380.983. 82.882.3(r) 81.2(r) 80.8(p) 81.0
[Expand]North West88.7(r) 88.287.589.189.389.188.688.087.6(r) 87.3(r) 86.8(p) 86.4
[Expand]Yorkshire and the Humber87.086.685.586.286.0(r) 86.485.7(r) 84.8(r) 84.5(r) 84.0(r) 83.6(p) 82.6
[Expand]East Midlands89.4(r) 90.3(r) 89.389.088.488.2(r) 87.9(r) 87.0(p) 86.8
[Expand]West Midlands(r) 87.886.486.486.987.287.4(r) 86.586.186.3(r) 86.2(r) 86.5(p) 86.5
[Expand]Eastern102.9(r) 102.4103.2104.3103.8103.6(r) 103.5103.4103.3103.7(r) 103.6(p) 102.9
[Expand]London132.6(r) 135.5135.9(r) 132.9132.0129.7133.0135.5136.9(r) 139.1(r) 140.9(p) 142.6
[Expand]South East116.3116.3115.7115.7(r) 115.2(r) 115.2115.2(r) 115.4(r) 114.7(r) 115.5(r) 115.4(p) 115.6
[Expand]South West(r) 100.4(r) 99.4100.199.2100.2(r) 100.799.4(r) 99.2(r) 99.498.898.2(p) 97.3
[Collapse]Wales85.984.685.784.385.0(r) 85.5(r) 85.083.383.0(r) 81.3(r) 80.7(p) 80.7
Wales[Collapse]West Wales and the Valleys82.981.6(r) 82.781.682.082.482.180.780.2(r) 78.4(r) 77.9(p) 77.7
West Wales and the ValleysIsle of Anglesey84.184.086.887.188.0(r) 89.088.487.686.4(r) 84.4(r) 84.4(p) 85.1
Gwynedd(r) 85.6(r) 83.1(r) 81.781.681.781.780.679.479.4(r) 77.8(r) 77.3(p) 77.2
Conwy and Denbighshire91.1(r) 88.990.7(r) 88.589.4(r) 91.190.588.387.6(r) 85.3(r) 84.1(p) 84.5
South West Wales(r) 85.483.1(r) 84.784.085.0(r) 86.2(r) 81.5(r) 81.0(p) 81.1
Swansea(r) 83.3(r) 81.1(r) 85.4(r) 84.782.4(r) 81.681.479.180.878.1(r) 76.2(p) 76.9
Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot83.5(r) 83.1(r) 83.682.382.681.881.881.280.6(r) 78.8(r) 78.0(p) 76.7
Central Valleys77.877.3(r) 77.476.377.477.476.975.875.0(r) 73.6(r) 73.6(p) 73.1
Gwent Valleys77.477.277.175.476.376.9(r) 73.8(r) 74.2(p) 74.0
[Collapse]East Wales91.2(r) 89.890.8(r) 88.890.1(r) 90.989.887.7(r) 87.7(r) 86.3(r) 85.6(p) 85.8
East WalesFlintshire and Wrexham(r) 88.586.887.485.687.189.188.2(r) 87.487.8(r) 87.3(r) 87.5(p) 87.0
Powys91.2(r) 88.8(r) 90.488.891.6(r) 91.691.0(r) 89.0(r) 87.685.2(r) 84.5(p) 85.0
Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan(r) 91.989.991.0(r) 89.9(r) 90.7(r) 90.989.086.786.384.9(r) 83.1(p) 84.0
Monmouthshire and Newport92.994.194.6(r) 90.591.5(r) 92.792.4(r) 89.390.6(r) 88.8(r) 88.7(p) 88.6
[Collapse]Scotland[Expand]Scotland(r) 93.594.3(r) 95.695.596.196.896.195.895.0(r) 93.2(r) 92.9(p) 92.7
[Collapse]Northern Ireland[Expand]Northern Ireland(r) 85.6(r) 83.7(r) 83.1(r) 82.4(r) 82.2(r) 83.6(r) 82.0(r) 82.0(r) 81.9(r) 80.5(r) 81.0(p) 81.0
[Expand]UK excluding London and South East(r) 91.5(r) 91.0(r) 90.9(r) 91.4(r) 91.6(r) 91.9(r) 91.3(r) 90.7(r) 90.5(r) 89.9(r) 89.6(p) 89.2


Gross Disposable Household income

Last update
24 May 2019 24 May 2019

Next update
May 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Regional Accounts, Office for National Statistics

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
EU NUTS3 regions

Geographical coverage
UK regions

Languages covered
English only

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
The data give estimates of gross disposable household sector income for UK regions and countries, and Welsh sub-regions for the period 1997 to 2015.

Data collection and calculation
Gross disposable household Income (GDHI) is one of the balances drawn in the household sector of the National Accounts. The sector actually covers households, sole-traders and not for profit institutions serving households (such as universities and charities).

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
1997 to 2017

Rounding applied
Figures are rounded and so there may be some apparent slight discrepancies between the sum of constituent items and the totals as shown.

Statistical quality
GDHI is an estimate of the amount of money that households have available for consumption expenditure or saving. It is equivalent to the excess of income (including earnings, pensions, investments, benefits etc) over expenditures associated with their income (tax, property ownership and the provision for future pension provision).
GDHI is made up of the balance of primary incomes less the balance of secondary incomes. The balance of primary incomes are the result of individuals’ participation in the production process, for example, as employees providing labour or through the ownership of assets and/or from self-employment less primary uses which consist of property income paid, i.e. rent on land and interest paid on mortgages and other borrowing. The balance of secondary incomes are received as the result of redistribution of income, for example, pensions and benefits less secondary uses which are mainly non-discretionary payments, i.e. taxes and social contributions to National Insurance.
Estimates of GDHI presented here are consistent with the 2016 edition of UK National Accounts - The Blue Book.

Household income