Gross disposable household income is the amount of money that individuals in the household sector can spend or save after income distribution measures. Figures cover regions, sub-regions and local areas of the UK.
In 2020, gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in the UK fell 0.2% when compared with 2019; England fell by 0.2% and Northern Ireland by 0.5%, while Wales and Scotland reported increases of 0.9% and 0.3%, respectively.
Of the countries and regions classified by [International Territorial Levels](https://geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/datasets/international-territorial-levels-level-1-january-2021-names-and-codes-in-the-united-kingdom) (ITL1) in 2020, London had the highest GDHI per head where, on average, each person had £29,890 available to spend or save; Northern Ireland had the lowest at £17,301, which compares with a UK average of £21,440.
GDHI per head of population increased in 7 of the 12 ITL1 countries and regions; the largest percentage increases were in the North East, North West, and Wales at 0.9%; the largest decreases were in London, South East, and South West at negative 0.9%.
Annual estimates of regional gross disposable household income (GDHI) for the UK International Territorial Level (ITL) ITL1, ITL2, ITL3 regions, local and combined authorities, city regions and other economic and enterprise regions.
This article presents estimates of Gross disposable household income (GDHI) for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England. Data are available for 1997 to 2014. The data are consistent with data in the existing ONS Regional GDHI release and as such the LEP GDHI estimates carry the National Statistics Badge.