Table 2

Household income data Harmonisation and quintile ranges and means by cohort*

CohortChild age at income assessmentAnnual incomeEquivalisedAnnual household income range and mean (local currency) and $PPP (purchasing power parities)
(Gross or Net)(Yes or No)Quintile 1
Richest
Quintile 2Quintile 3Quintile 4Quintile 5
Poorest
MCS
UK
nine mosNetYes
(OECD)
Range (£ Pound Sterling)
>£23 863
($PPP>33 896)
£16 843–£23 862
($PPP23 924–$PPP33 895)
£11 944–£16 842
($PPP16 967–23 923)
£7167–£11 944
($PPP10 178–$PPP16 966)
<£7166
($PPP<10 178)
Mean (£)
£34 008
($PPP48 307)
£20 346
($PPP29 028)
£14 434
($PPP20 489)
£9568
($PPP13 591)
£5148
($PPP7313)
ABIS† Southeast Sweden1–3 yearsNetNoRange (SEK Swedish Krona)
>SEK346 653
($PPP>37 844)
SEK304 698–SEK3 46 653
($PPP33 264–$PPP37 844)
SEK274 558–SEK304 698
($PPP29 974–$PPP33 264)
SEK235 852–SEK274 559
($PPP25 748–$PPP29 974)
<SEK235 852
($PPP<25 748)
Mean (SEK)
SEK479 075
($PPP 52 301)
SEK23 268
($PPP35 291)
SEK289 508
($PPP31 606)
SEK256 949
($PPP28 051)
SEK177 216
($PPP19 347)
LSAC K
Australia
4–5 yearsGrossNoRange ($A, Australian Dollar)
>$A94 524
($PPP>69 197)
$A68 900–$A94 380
($PPP50 439–$PPP69 092)
$A50 725–$A68 876
($PPP 37 134–$PPP50 422)
$A33 411–$A50 700
($PPP24 459–$PPP37 116)
<$A33 332
($PPP<24 401)
Mean ($A)
$A138 330
($PPP101 267)
$A80 255
($PPP58 752)
$A59 297
($PPP43 409)
$A42 416
($PPP31 051)
$A23 027
($PPP16 857)
GenR‡
Rotterdam, Netherlands
5 yearsNetYesRange (€ Euro)
>€57 600
($PPP>49 133)
€48 000–€57 600
($PPP40 944–$PPP49 133)
€33 600–€48 000
($PPP28 661–$PPP40 944)
€24 000–€33 600
($PPP20 472–$PPP28 661)
<€24 000
(<$PPP20 472)
NLSCY§¶
Canada
0–11 mosGrossNoRange ($C, Canadian Dollar)
>$C80 000
(>$PPP66 225)
$C50 000–$C79 999
($PPP41 391–$PPP66 224)
$C40 000–$C49 999
($PPP33 113–$PPP41 390)
$C30 000–$C39 999
($PPP 24 834–$PPP33 112)
<$C29 999 (<$PPP24 833)
USNLSY
USA
0–2 yearsNetNoRange (US$)
>US$86 065US$48 459–US$86 064US$34 678–US$48 458US$21 968–US$34 677<US$21 967
Mean (US$)
US$89 369US$49 384US$35 375US$22 585US$10 521
  • *Factual content about Cohort Profiles is similarly provided across all EPOCH Collaborative Group publications.

  • †PPP conversion rate year 2000 9.16 kr/dollar.

  • ‡Means not calculable as income data not continuous.

  • §Average $PPP conversion of 1994 and 1995. Source: https://data.oecd.org/conversion/purchasing-power-parities-ppp.htm.

  • ¶NLSCY restricts data release; mean data cannot be released.

  • ABIS, All Babies in South-East Sweden; EPOCH, Elucidating Pathways Of Child Health inequalities; GenR, Generation R; LSAC K, Longitudinal Study of Australian Children K-cohort; MCS, Millennium Cohort Study; NLSCY, National Longitudinal Study of Children and Youth; OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; PPP, purchasing power parity; USNLSY, National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Children and Young Adults.