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Personal Income

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the median income for a (a) man and (b) woman aged (i) 21 to 25, (ii) 25 to 30, (iii) 30 to 40, (iv) 40 to 50, (v) 50 to 60, (vi) 60 to 65, (vii) 65 to 75, (viii) 75 to 85 and (ix) over 85 was in each year since 1980. (117852)

Information on individual earnings and income for Great Britain is available in the “Individual Income 1996-97 to 2004-05” publication.

Consistent figures for male and female median incomes are not available prior to 1996-97. Details of median income from 1996-97 to 2004-05 for men and women are shown in the following tables:

Median total individual income, by age-band from 1996-97 to 2004-05—Men (£ per week at 2004-05 prices)

16-20

21-25

26-30

31-40

41-50

51-60

61- 65

66-75

76-85

86 and over

1996-97

89

215

328

373

397

308

208

172

136

134

1997-98

98

227

328

381

400

324

222

168

140

137

1998-99

114

230

341

391

392

328

221

176

140

138

1999-2000

112

231

339

398

403

343

221

181

152

142

2000-01

130

250

362

419

411

340

234

192

155

147

2001-02

125

248

355

424

429

354

244

196

165

147

2002-03

125

246

359

422

431

360

241

201

172

162

2003-04

114

242

355

426

430

354

249

207

174

181

2004-05

98

253

360

428

439

374

252

211

183

172

Source:

Family Resources Survey—Individual Incomes

Median total individual income, by age-band from 1996-97 to 2004-05—Women (£ per week at 2004-05 prices)

16-20

21-25

26-30

31-40

41-50

51-60

61-65

66-75

76-85

86 and over

1996-97

87

153

182

163

178

120

89

91

95

108

1997-98

88

164

185

166

172

128

99

89

97

112

1998-99

95

165

209

181

183

127

102

94

101

118

1999-2000

100

179

212

195

188

139

104

98

104

123

2000-01

106

186

226

200

204

130

102

100

106

116

2001-02

106

192

236

214

214

146

111

104

111

130

2002-03

100

198

243

223

213

158

116

108

113

129

2003-04

99

197

265

230

230

166

118

112

118

141

2004-05

99

206

255

233

236

169

129

113

131

143

Source:

Family Resources Survey—Individual Incomes