Where are the richest households in the UK?

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The sharp differences in the income of households in the UK were in the official statistics of the government.

The average household income, once taxes and benefits recognised in the balance sheet, was £19,432 per person in 2016.

However, in Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham in west London, the average income more than three times this at £58,816.

In contrast, in Nottingham, has the lowest household income – with average income of € 12,232.

Let’s take a look at the numbers in the four diagrams, the differences in income show, depending on where people live in the UK.
England top

England had the highest disposable income in the UK in the year 2016 of £19,878. In contrast, Northern Ireland and the lowest disposable income of £15,719.

England is also the only nation with a disposable income was higher than the UK average.

But the strongest growth in income in the year 2016 compared to 2015, was in Scotland, where wages rose by 1.2%.

In contrast, England, the slowest growth saw, with an average income of only 0.6% in 2016.London is the richest region

Average disposable income increased in all regions last year, except in the North-East and North-West, which fell by 0.6% and 0.2%.

The largest percentage increase was in the East of England 1.3%, followed by Scotland with 1.2%.

The smallest percentage increase was in the South-East at 0.3%, while the South-West region.West London has the highest disposable income

The places with the highest disposable household income in the year of 2016 are still in London and the South East.

The first seven places remained unchanged, since, by 2015, the top all five areas are in London.

In spite of the highest disposable income per head, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham showed a decline in growth between 2015 and 2016 of 1.3%.Nottingham has lowest disposable income

The areas with the least disposable income in the year of 2016, were all in the North and Midlands regions of England, except for the town of Derry and Strabane in Northern Ireland.

Nottingham has the lowest disposable income per capita in the year 2016 had, at 37.1% below the UK average. This was followed by Blackburn with Darwen and Leicester.