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Disposable Income and Savings

Disposable Income and Savings

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Personal Consumption of Goods & ServicesNet Expenditure by Local & Central Government on Goods & ServicesProvision for DepreciationNet National SavingsGross National Disposable Income

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National Disposable Income is the sum of the disposable incomes of all resident institutional units.

Gross National Disposable Income (GNDI) measures the income available to the nation for final consumption and gross saving.

Tables 12.1 to 12.3 show GNDI and its use at current market prices as well as the annual percentage changes in the main items and Real GNDI at constant prices (adjusted for terms of trade).

Table 12.1 Gross National Disposable Income and its Use

Table 12.2 Annual Percentage Changes in the Main Constituents of Table 12.1

Table 12.3 Gross National Disposable Income at Constant Market Prices (chain linked annually and referenced to year 2020) Adjusted for Terms of Trade (i.e. Real Gross National Disposable Income)

Household Saving Government Saving
2012 10.26 -10.35
2013 8.39 -7.39
2014 6.90 -2.46
2015 7.97 2.08
2016 7.54 3.37
2017 10.98 5.25
2018 10.64 7.96
2019 12.45 10.09
2020 31.71 -9.54
2021 32.43 2.24

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Household Saving in 2021 continued at the elevated level it had achieved in 2020 during the first phase of the COVID pandemic, increasing by a further €719m in the year. Government Saving, that had turned negative in 2020 following five consecutive years of recording positive values in the years 2015 to 2019, reverted to positive territory in 2021 of €2,240m, an improvement of almost €11.8 billion compared with 2020. Gross National Saving amounted to €166.0 billion in 2021, an increase of 22.0% or almost €30.0 billion in money terms.

Tables 12.4 to 12.7 show gross national saving, capital formation and the distribution of household income along with its relationship to Net National Product at Factor Cost.

Table 12.4 shows the gross saving of households calculated from elements of household income and expenditure.

Table 12.4 Household Income and Expenditure

Table 12.5 shows the gross saving of Government calculated from elements of Government current income and expenditure.

Table 12.5 Current Income and Expenditure of Central and Local Government

Table 12.6 shows a breakdown of the sources of gross national saving available for investment in domestic capital formation. It also provides a breakdown of capital formation by whether the capital was produced domestically or imported. See tables 11.1 and 11.2 for further detail on capital formation.

Table 12.6 Savings and Capital Formation

Table 12.7 shows a breakdown of the net income of households and its relationship to Net National Product at Factor Cost.

Table 12.7 Distribution of Household Income and its relationship to Net National Product at Factor Cost