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Latest CSO Figures Show Rise In Disposable Income For Families in County Wicklow

The CSO report has revealed a rise in purchasing power for those living in the garden county.

Spending power in the Garden County increased by 10% between 2016 and 2017,  with the average disposable income rising from €18,300 to €20,100 while Kildare saw a 5.5% increase with disposable incomes rising from just under €20,000 to €20,950.

New CSO figures show people in the Dublin region enjoyed an average disposable income of over 24 thousand euro in 2016 - that's just over 18 percent higher than the national average.

The only other counties to exceed the national average of €20,638 euro were Limerick, Kildare and Wicklow with Carlow, Cork and Waterford just below.

The border region had the lowest amount of disposable income at €17,370 euro.

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