Lloyds TSB Wealth Management Pensioner Incomes report
18 July 2009
The average income for a pensioner household has increased by 83% in real terms (i.e. after allowing for retail price inflation) in the past 20 years; from £212 per week in 1987 (in 2007/08 prices) to £389 per week in 2007/08. During the same period average earnings in the economy as a whole grew by 34% in real terms.