Each pair of bars represents a different decile or 10 of all households in the uk ordered by income from the poorest on the left to the richest on the right. The chart below from the economic research council erc shows the uk income distribution both before and after tax.
In the 3 years to march 2019 an average of 76 of pakistani households were in the 2 lowest income quintiles after housing costs were deducted this was the highest percentage out of all ethnic groups.
Income graph uk. In 2019 the average income of a household in the united kingdom uk. How to understand the graph. Growth in median income stalled between fye 2017 and fye 2019 growing on average by 0 4 per year compared with 3 0 per year between fye 2013 and fye.
In this data uk households were divided into 5 equally sized groups or quintiles based on their income. Median household disposable income in the uk was 29 400 in the financial year ending fye 2019 up 1 4 400 compared with growth over recent years. Each bar corresponds to an income band of about and to maintain a reasonable scale it has been necessary to truncate the distribution at incomes above around per week.
Ukpublicspending co uk uses the pesa tables of public spending at the sub function level as its major data source for uk public spending. Pesa 2020 update on july 17 2020 hm treasury published its public expenditure statistical analyses pesa for 2020. The percentile points have been independently calculated on total income before tax and total income after tax.
Median income grew by an average of 0 7 per year between fye 2017 and fye 2019 compared with 2 8 between fye 2013 and fye 2017. Ukpublicspending co uk has now updated its spending tables using data from pesa 2020. Mean annual household disposable income in the united kingdom uk from 2000 to 2019 in 1 000 gbp graph.
A picture of the united kingdom income distribution is shown below with all incomes expressed in terms of the equivalent amount for a household of your type. Published 1 december 2012 last updated 26 june 2020 show all updates. Median household disposable income in the uk was 29 600 in financial year ending fye 2019 based on estimates from the office for national statistics s ons s living costs and food survey.