Tag: wages

UK Household Finances

Chart of the Week: Week 44, 2015: UK Household Finances

On Monday, the Office for National Statistics issued a revised measure of both real household disposable income and the household saving ratio, which made them seem worse than previously thought.

/ November 4, 2015
Historical Real Average Salary

Chart of the Week: Week 41, 2015: Historical Real Average Salary

According to data released this morning, earnings growth remained strong in the three months to August at 2.8% in nominal terms.

/ October 14, 2015
UK Real Earnings Growth

Chart of the Week: Week 32, 2015: UK Real Earnings Growth

The labour market statistics released this morning showed regular average earnings (excluding bonuses) growing by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year (compared to Q2 2014).

/ August 12, 2015
UK Housing Affordability

Chart of the Week: Week 28, 2015: UK Housing Affordability

In this year's edition of our annual chart on housing affordability in the UK (you can see last year's chart here), the average house price has continued to grow to more than five times earnings, while mortgage affordability has started...

/ July 15, 2015