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This is calculated by adding the income received by all the members of the household.

The disposable household income (net after taxes and social security contributions paid) includes:

- All income from work (wages of wage earners and income from self-employed workers)
- Capital and property income
- Transfers between households
- All the social benefits received in cash, including retirement pensions
- Income from private pension plans

The disposable household income does not include:

- Social benefits in kind
- Imputed rent
- Income in kind, with the exception of company cars
- Auto-consumption
- Tax on wealth

It is possible to find information broken down for each component of income in Commission Regulation (EC) no. 1980/2003, and in the EU-SILC guidelines.


Living Conditions Survey (LCS). Methodology


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