Household wealth rises five-fold over the past 50 years

Household wealth in the UK has risen from £1.251 trillion in 1959 (measured in today’s prices) to £6.316 trillion by the end of last year. This represents a five-fold increase in household wealth according to new research by the Halifax. This gives an average value of wealth per household of £236,998 which is up from £72,719 in 1959. This rise … Continue reading

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