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#disposable income

# disposable-income - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

CSO: 8.1% of children in Ireland live in consistent poverty

The scale of poverty in Ireland is “far too high”, say activists.

# disposable-income - Saturday 30 November, 2019

What's the average annual disposable income for Irish households? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The percentage of people who would like to see an Irish unity referendum take place in the next five years.

# disposable-income - Monday 1 April, 2019

One in 10 people spending over 60% of their income on rent in Ireland

Meanwhile, one in 20 people are spending more than 75% of their income on rent.

# disposable-income - Monday 8 January, 2018

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

# disposable-income - Monday 7 August, 2017

First-time buyer couples are spending over a quarter of their wages on mortgages

“First time buyers are facing more expensive mortgages and inflated pricing due to the chronic shortage of houses in Ireland.”

# disposable-income - Monday 10 October, 2016

What are the biggest expenses for Irish households? Change Generation This post contains a poll

What are the biggest expenses for Irish households?

The roof over our heads, the food in our belly and the means of getting from A to B top the list.

# disposable-income - Monday 9 May, 2016

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.

# disposable-income - Friday 12 December, 2014

'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'

Most people also expect to pay more on essential items over the next six months.

# disposable-income - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

# disposable-income - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Poll: Do you have more money in your pocket now than you did last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have more money in your pocket now than you did last year?

New figures released this morning indicate disposable income has increased – has yours?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year

The credit union tracker shows early signs of recovery, as more people have money to spend and save.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# disposable-income - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Poll: Has your disposable income increased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has your disposable income increased?

The Irish League of Credit Unions says disposable income has risen by almost €50 since December 2012 to €182 left at the end of the month.

Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet

The latest survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows the number of people with no money left over after essential bills has fallen by almost 40,000.

# disposable-income - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families

Meanwhile, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton said the survey shows that “the impact of the crisis has not worsened income inequality”.

# disposable-income - Friday 9 November, 2012

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

# disposable-income - Monday 16 July, 2012

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent

Meanwhile, the income of the richest households rose by 4 per cent, according to new data from Social Justice Ireland.

# disposable-income - Monday 9 July, 2012

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions how that a growing number of people feel they are “living to work as opposed to working to live”.

# disposable-income - Monday 16 April, 2012

What's left? Over 1 million adults have less than €50 after bills

Disposable income has dropped to zero in some cases.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# disposable-income - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO

While most people have seen their disposables income plunge in recent years, new figures show that the top 10 per cent of earners have actually seen an increase.

Disposable income falls and risk of poverty rises: CSO

Statistics show the rich-poor gap increased in 2010, with the top 20 per cent of earners bringing home incomes 5.5 times greater than those on the lowest incomes.

# disposable-income - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?

# disposable-income - Monday 9 January, 2012

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# disposable-income - Monday 17 October, 2011

One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey

The latest Disposable Income Tracker by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows families’ concerns over making ends meet and heating their homes this winter.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Student income down by over a third since 2009 - survey

Research commission by AIB shows that the average student’s weekly disposable income has fallen by 36 per cent since 2009.

# disposable-income - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Disposable income index shows that half of Irish people don’t feel able to save regularly – and increasing numbers of working adults are left without spare cash after essentials paid for.