The Living Standards Audit 2018

The Resolution Foundation, July 2018

Resolution Foundation  ‘audit’ of living standards in the UK. It estimates how household incomes have performed over the past year, producing a ‘nowcast’ of the figures before the official data is released. In addition this, this year it has taken a look at the under-reporting of benefit income in the official survey data, correcting this under-reporting which has big implications for our understanding of living standards.

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Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2018

Institute for Fiscal Studies, June 2018

This report examines changes in the distribution of household incomes in the UK, and the determinants and consequences of recent trends. This includes analysing changes not only in average living standards but also in household income inequality and measures of income poverty and deprivation.

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