Fife disposable income below national average
The average person in the Kingdom had £18,751 left after tax in 2018, the most recent Office for National Statistics data shows.
By contrast, people in Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith and Fulham had more than three times as much – they were left with £63,286 each.
The Trust said the figures were "a damning indictment of the glaring inequalities" that exist throughout the country.
The average person in Clackmannanshire and Fife had £18,751 left after tax in 2018, the most recent Office for National Statistics data shows.
By contrast, people in Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith and Fulham had more than three times as much – left with £63,286 each.
Fife’s figure rose by five percent on last year, but was still below the UK average of £21,209.
The lowest disposable income in the UK – £13,138 – was in Nottingham.
Dr Wanda Wyporska, executive director at the Equality Trust, said: "The figures are a damning indictment of the glaring inequalities between London and the rest of the country and between north and south, rich and poor.
"This is even more important, as part of the background to the current Covid-19 crisis, which we know has seen higher rates of death in more deprived areas.
"We know that high levels of inequality are accompanied by higher levels of poor mental and physical health, drug and alcohol addiction, violent crime and imprisonment and lower levels of social mobility and educational attainment."
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