There is a 25% income gap between the richest and poorest regions of Britain

Percentage difference between median income in each region and nation of Great Britain and overall median income, 2013–14 to 2015–16

Before housing costs

After housing costs

-10

-8

-6

-4

-2

0

2

4

6

8

10

12

West Midlands

Wales

North-west

North-east & Cumbria

Yorkshire

East Midlands

Scotland

East Anglia

South-west

London

South-east

Before housing costs

After housing costs

-10

-8

-6

-4

-2

0

2

4

6

8

10

12

West Midlands

Wales

North-west

North-east & Cumbria

Yorkshire

East Midlands

Scotland

East Anglia

South-west

London

South-east