Gross Disposable Household Income

GDHI from 1997 to 2015 for the regions, sub regions and local areas of the UK, including NI and NI local areas and district councils, were released by the ONS on 24 May 2017.

Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI) is the amount of money individuals have for spending or saving.  This is money left after expenditure such as taxes associated with income and social contributions, property ownership and future provision for pension income. 

Headline results

Key points:

  • the GDHI estimate for Northern Ireland for 2015 was £29,466 million
  • this represents £15,913 per head of population  
  • the 2015 Northern Ireland GDHI per head of population figure was 83.3% of the corresponding UK figure and was the lowest of the UK regions
  • Northern Ireland’s total GDHI grew by 3.6% in 2015 compared to growth of 3.7% for the UK as a whole
  • The lowest growth was recorded in West Midlands (2.7%).
  • The highest growth was recorded in South West (4.4%).

Current publication and tables 

Further information

Suzanne Bradley
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