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#disposable income

# disposable-income - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

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 34,334 Views 45 Comments

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
# 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 34,178 Views 24 Comments

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
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

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

Apr 1st 2019, 2:14 PM 16,383 Views 38 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 8th 2018, 10:25 PM 37,102 Views 94 Comments

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
# Disposable Income
# Disposable Income

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

Aug 7th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,385 Views 73 Comments

“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
# Change Generation

What are the biggest expenses for Irish households?

Oct 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 42,747 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.

# disposable-income - Monday 9 May, 2016

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 19,223 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.

# disposable-income - Friday 12 December, 2014

'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 7,000 Views 37 Comments

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
# ESRI
# ESRI

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

Jun 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,228 Views 60 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Apr 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 16,671 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 5,107 Views 35 Comments

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
# Uswitch.ie
# Uswitch.ie

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

Apr 16th 2014, 9:24 AM 7,192 Views 49 Comments

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
# Penny Pinching
# Penny Pinching

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

Feb 12th 2014, 9:21 AM 14,639 Views 100 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Has your disposable income increased?

Jan 21st 2014, 9:45 AM 14,604 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 5,642 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.

# disposable-income - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

# disposable-income - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

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 38,656 Views 95 Comments

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
# Poverty
# Poverty

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

May 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 8,435 Views 27 Comments

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
# Income And Living
# Income And Living

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

Feb 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 12,249 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 - Friday 9 November, 2012

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 4,340 Views 42 Comments

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
# Income
# Income

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent

Jul 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,201 Views 83 Comments

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
# Consumer Finances
# Consumer Finances

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

Jul 9th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,593 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”.

# disposable-income - Monday 16 April, 2012

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 6,310 Views 75 Comments

Disposable income has dropped to zero in some cases.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

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 5,772 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 2,330 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.

# disposable-income - Thursday 26 January, 2012

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 5,148 Views 21 Comments

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
# Hard Up
# Hard Up

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

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,477 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.

# disposable-income - Monday 17 October, 2011

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 544 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.

# disposable-income - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

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 858 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Jul 18th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,150 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.