Research and Statistics

Households Below Average Income (HBAI)


The latest national statistics on Households Below Average Income (HBAI) produced by the Department for Work and Pensions were released on 7th May 2009 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Statistics and commentary give an insight into the standard of living of the household population in the United Kingdom, focusing on the lower part of income distribution, for the period up to the end of 2007/08. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 10/06/2008.

The key points from the latest release are:

To access the latest release in full click here

Additional tables are available here

Further information on the statistics is available here

Coverage: United Kingdom

Geographic Breakdown: Government Office Region

Next Release Date: To be announced