Distribution of Income

Distribution of income

  • The median income is £21,400
  • The mean income is £30,000.
  • The average income for the top 1% of U.K. Income distribution is £150,000.
  • The richest 10% of taxpayers receive 1/3rd of income.
  • The bottom 49% of households get almost half of their income from state welfare benefits.
  • The UK is one of the worlds most unequal rich countries: the poorest 10th get 1% of total income; th richest 10th 31%.

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