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#disposable income

# disposable-income - Last year 2021

Oldest and youngest tenants pay the most of their take-home pay in rent
# CSO
# CSO

Oldest and youngest tenants pay the most of their take-home pay in rent

Nov 17th 2021, 1:41 PM 16,136 Views 14 Comments

Half the country’s landlords had a rental income of less than €10,000 in 2019, according to new research.

# disposable-income - All time

CSO: 8.1% of children in Ireland live in consistent poverty
# Disposable Income
# Disposable Income

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

Oct 27th 2020, 9:26 PM 34,920 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 30th 2019, 7:00 PM 34,286 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2019, 2:14 PM 16,692 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2018, 10:25 PM 37,145 Views 94 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 7th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,400 Views 73 Comments

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

What are the biggest expenses for Irish households?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

What are the biggest expenses for Irish households?

Oct 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 42,925 Views 51 Comments

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

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU
# Household Debt
# Household Debt

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

May 9th 2016, 4:54 PM 19,271 Views 115 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 12th 2014, 2:13 PM 7,017 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,245 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 16,684 Views 92 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,125 Views 35 Comments

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

More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills
# Uswitch.ie
# Uswitch.ie

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

Apr 16th 2014, 9:24 AM 7,217 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 12th 2014, 9:21 AM 14,676 Views 100 Comments

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

Poll: Has your disposable income increased?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has your disposable income increased?

Jan 21st 2014, 9:45 AM 14,622 Views 101 Comments

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
# Bills
# Bills

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

Jan 21st 2014, 8:12 AM 5,667 Views 27 Comments

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.

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

May 22nd 2013, 3:06 PM 38,694 Views 95 Comments

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

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

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

May 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 8,453 Views 27 Comments

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

Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families
# Income And Living
# Income And Living

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

Feb 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 12,260 Views 31 Comments

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 and household savings up in second quarter
# CSO
# CSO

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

Nov 9th 2012, 11:34 AM 4,359 Views 42 Comments

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

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent
# Income
# Income

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent

Jul 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,222 Views 83 Comments

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

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey
# Consumer Finances
# Consumer Finances

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

Jul 9th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,609 Views 20 Comments

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”.

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

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

Apr 16th 2012, 9:20 AM 6,340 Views 75 Comments

Disposable income has dropped to zero in some cases.

Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO
# Top Earners
# Top Earners

Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO

Mar 28th 2012, 3:50 PM 5,793 Views 45 Comments

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
# Poverty
# Poverty

Disposable income falls and risk of poverty rises: CSO

Mar 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,346 Views 37 Comments

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.

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland
# Income
# Income

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Jan 26th 2012, 12:09 PM 5,191 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,498 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 17th 2011, 9:21 AM 561 Views 11 Comments

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.

Student income down by over a third since 2009 - survey
# Students
# Students

Student income down by over a third since 2009 - survey

Aug 10th 2011, 5:58 PM 869 Views 9 Comments

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

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Jul 18th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,168 Views 9 Comments

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.