National Statistics

HBAI, 1994/95 to 2016/17: children data tables

Children income data tables produced as part of the Households Below Average Income (HBAI) report: 1994/95 to 2016/17.

Documents

Overall trends

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Detailed breakdowns

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Time series

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Child income chart

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Details

The HBAI report presents information on living standards in the United Kingdom year-on-year from 1994/1995 to 2016/2017.

These data tables provide greater detail about the income of children, especially those in families with low income. They include the following information.

How many and what percentage of children are in low income households, and is this proportion rising or falling over time?

Detailed breakdowns

What percentages of children in low income live in families with various characteristics, what percentage of low-income groups have these characteristics, and how are different groups spread across the income distribution?

The characteristics looked at include:

  • analysis by family and household economic status
  • marital status
  • number of children and age of youngest child in the family
  • disability and receipt of disability benefits
  • ethnicity
  • state support receipt
  • tenure
  • savings and investments
  • region and country

Also looked at are percentages of children in low income and material deprivation.

Time series

How have the rates of low income and the population of different groups of children changed over time? This includes information on economic status of adults in the family or household, region, the number of children and disability.

Child income chart

This shows the distribution of household incomes for children compared to all individuals.

Additional data tables

The following data tables are also available:

Published 22 March 2018