79

66

62

31

14

-2

-10

-8

16

19

-2

-34

75-79

70-74

65-69

60-64

55-59

50-54

45-49

40-44

35-39

30-34

25-29

20-24

Age

Percentage growth in household disposable

income above or below national average growth

rate from 1979 to 2010, by age of head of

household or spouse

Young people in the UK have not

seen the income growth enjoyed

by other age groups

79

66

62

31

14

-2

-10

-8

16

19

-2

-34

75-79

70-74

65-69

60-64

55-59

50-54

45-49

40-44

35-39

30-34

25-29

20-24

Age

Percentage growth in household disposable income above or below national average growth rate

from 1979 to 2010, by age of head of household or spouse

Source: Luxembourg Income Study database

Young people in the UK have not seen the

income growth enjoyed by other age groups