|Relative and Absolute Poverty||Child Poverty||Wages and Household Income|
|Fuel Poverty||Index of Deprivation|
This page looks at the Households Below Average Income dataset produced by the Department for Work and Pensions (HBAI/DWP) dataset produced at a national level and regional level. Estimates for County Durham are based on the North East assumptions applied to County Durham’s resident population.
The Households Below Average Income (HBAI) dataset provides information on living standards in the UK based on household income measures for each financial year.
- Households Below Average Income (HBAI/DWP)
- Relative and Absolute Poverty
Note: We have also estimated the number of people in County Durham in poverty by using the HBAI assumptions for the North East and applying them to the relevant resident population of County Durham.
By looking at the ‘proportion of residents living in households with less than 60 per cent of contemporary median household income’ measure, an estimate of relative poverty can be made.
By looking at the ‘proportion of residents living in households with less than 60 per cent of 2010/11 median household income held constant in real terms’ measure, an estimate of absolute poverty can be made.