About the data
The latest data is for 2019 and suggests the total GDHI in Somerset was £11,416m. Per head of the population this is £20,827. This was lower than both the South West average of £21,222 and the UK average £21,433. It is higher than the unitary areas of Plymouth (£16,517) and Torbay (£18,041) but slightly lower than Devon County Council area (£20,924).
Between 2018 and 2019 (provisional), GDHI in Somerset was estimated to have grown by 2.1%. The South West (2.4%) and the UK (2.5%) have a slightly higher growth rate.
Source: ONS, Regional Accounts, Gross Disposable Household Income. October 2021