Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Casey review - DEPRIVATION

6.1. Across the UK, after housing costs are taken into account, there are 13.2 million people (21%) on relative low income. 

Individuals are said to be on ‘relative low income’ if they live in a household with an income (adjusted for household size and composition) below 60% of the average (median)

income of the year in question. 

For 2013-14, the relative low income figure, after housing costs, was £232 per week