Disposable and discretionary income
Disposable income is the income someone has after they have paid their taxes. Mathematically, it is total personal income minus personal current taxes. In national accounts definitions, personal income minus personal current taxes equals disposable personal income.
- A simple discretionary income calculator—even though this says it's measuring "disposable income," using the economist's language, it's discretionary income.
- Eurostat, News Release No. 60/2010, Household Savings and Disposable Income, 30 April 2010
- Eurostat, Statistics Explained, Glossary article: National Disposable Income
- OECD Disposable income statistics
- Google – public data: GDP and Personal Income of the U.S. (annual): Disposal Personal Income
- Google – public data: GDP and Personal Income of the U.S. (annual): Disposal Personal Income per capita