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United Kingdom[Expand]Wales2727272625252524232222242323222323232323
[Expand]Scotland(r) 2323232324242322212019191919181818181819
[Expand]Northern Ireland........202020201921(r) 212120212120
EnglandNorth East2930303029272624242323242524222221222222
North West2626272726252423222223242423232322(r) 222222
Yorkshire and the Humber2626272726252424222222232323242322212222
East Midlands2323232323222322222122222222212020202021
West Midlands2424242324242524232323242525252423232324
East of England2221212019191818181818192020191818181819
London(r) 2930302928282726272727272929292828272727
South East2020191919181818171718191918171718181818
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Children[Collapse]United Kingdom33333433(r) 333130302929303131(r) 30292827272829
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EnglandNorth East373840403935(r) 35(r) 33(r) 3432(r) 33(r) 33(r) 3433312828262628
North West3636393837353332303131(r) 333333313130302930
Yorkshire and the Humber35(r) 343636353331313030303132(r) 32323029282829
East Midlands31303030302929282827283029292525(r) 23(r) 242629
West Midlands3334(r) 33333434343231323335(r) 3536343229293033
East of England2927282726242323232424252626252423242525
London414242424140(r) 3838394040404039383737(r) 383737
South East2726(r) 252524242322222225262624(r) 222222232525
South West313132313029(r) 2728262625(r) 2626262625(r) 24242626
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United Kingdom[Expand]Wales2424232222222222212121232222(r) 222224222223
[Expand]Northern Ireland........181817181718192120(r) 212120
EnglandNorth East2525252625232221(r) 21212223232422(r) 2322232323
North West(r) 2122222222212020192021222222232322222222
Yorkshire and the Humber2221212221212021202020212122232323222222
East Midlands1919191818181919191920202121212120212121
West Midlands1919(r) 181819192020202022232324242323232323
East of England171616151514141516161717(r) 1819181817181718
South East1615151515151515151516171717161717181717
South West2019191919191818171717181919202019191819
Pensioners[Collapse]United Kingdom2829292827262523201817181716151414131414
United Kingdom[Expand]Wales26(r) 26262624242322191818181817151414(r) 151718
[Expand]Scotland31(r) 30292827262523201716151413121212121212
[Expand]Northern Ireland........(r) 191919192019181615151414
[Collapse]England28292929282725232118(r) 18181816151414131414
EnglandNorth East3333323131282722191617181817141210(r) 111314
North West28282928272525232119(r) 19181715141312121214
Yorkshire and the Humber30313232312926231917171819(r) 17171614131214
East Midlands27293030292827(r) 25222020(r) 211918151413121313
West Midlands(r) 2828292828272826231918171515151514141416
East of England2928292828262523211716161716151313141313
London30313132303027(r) 26232121222321201819181819
South East2626262624242322191615161515141414141413
South West2729282826252422191616171715151412121314


Households Below Average Income

Last update
March 2017 March 2017

Next update

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Households Below Average Income, Family Resources Survey, Department for Work and Pensions

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Geographical coverage
UK regions

Languages covered
English and Welsh

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
This table presents data on all people, children, working-age adults and pensioners living in households that have a household income below 60 per cent of the UK median household income before and after housing costs are paid.

Data collection and calculation
The data was provided by the Department of Work and Pensions Households Below Average Income Team

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
Figures shown are 3 year moving averages. Figures cover Great Britain to 2000-01 to 2003-04 and the United Kingdom from 2002-03 to 2004-05.

Users, uses and context
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Rounding applied
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Revisions information
These figures were revised on 28 June 2016 due to a change in the method used to adjust household income figures for inflation. The new method uses the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in place of the Retail Prices Index (RPI). Where this led to a change to the rounded figure is marked accordingly.

Statistical quality
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Social Inclusion; HBAI; Income; Poverty