Nottingham is a city with the lowest income in the UK, where residents take-home pay only one-fifth of the disposable income enjoyed by people in West London.
The average household income after taxes and benefits are taken into account, only £12,232 in Nottingham, compared to £58,816 in Kensington and Chelsea and Kensington in West London.
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On average across the UK is £19,432 in the family, according to official government data, which show a huge gap in the standard of living across the UK.
The data show not only large differences between regions, but differences in these regions. A few miles to the East of Hammersmith and Fulham, the disposable income of households fell by two thirds to $ 19,261 in Newham and Hackney.
In the North-West, incomes are the lowest in Blackburn, £12,450, slightly more than half of those rich Cheshire East (£22,025).
Gross disposable income of households
In the South, incomes are the lowest in the city of Southampton (£14,797) and Luton (£14,889), while the East and West Surrey areas make up the majority in the UK wealthy district, with an average income above £28,000.
The reasons for the ranking of Nottingham, and the lowest-income cities in the country are complex. In the East of the city of Bristol was strong and prosperous textile industry during the industrial revolution, but it quickly declined during the 1950s and 60s years.
In 2014, he was named the city with the highest percentage of unemployed households in the UK. More than a third of children in the city live in poverty, the report says the eradication of poverty among children at the beginning of this year, 52% of children in the Arboretum ward living below the poverty line.
The figures, released on Thursday, in 2016, the latest data available at the local government level.
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They also show that although the average income level increased slightly at the national level, in many parts of the country they fell. The greatest fall in revenues in 2016, in the valley of the Tees in the North-East, the personification of heavy industry, where they fell by 1.6% in real terms adjusted for inflation.
Meanwhile, the real incomes of the population grew by 1.6% in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, in the heart of the UK high-tech industry.
The office for National statistics reported that during 2016, “gross disposable income of households increased in all regions except the North-East and North-West, which fell by 0.6% and 0.2%, respectively. The largest percentage increases were in the East of England by 1.3 per cent.”