National Statistics

Pensioners’ incomes series: financial year 2015/16

Estimates and interpretation of trends in the level and sources of pensioners’ incomes.

Documents

Pensioners’ incomes series: An analysis of trends in Pensioner Incomes: 1994/95 to 2015/16

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Data tables: Pensioners’ incomes series 2015/16

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Pensioners’ incomes series background information and methodology 2015/16

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Details

This publication includes estimates and commentary on:

  • trends in pensioners’ incomes (split by different pensioner groups)
  • sources of pensioners’ incomes
  • distribution of pensioners’ incomes

Data is based on estimates from the Family Resources Survey for financial year 2015/16, in which approximately 19,000 households were interviewed.

We’ve also published data tables in ODS spreadsheet format and a background information and methodology report.

Published 16 March 2017
Last updated 15 December 2017 + full page history
  1. Corrected figure in Table 3.12 of the data tables.
  2. Corrected figure in Table 3.4 of the data tables.
  3. Corrected figures in Table M1.1 on page 21 of the background information and methodology document.
  4. First published.