The Minimum Income Standard calculator  uses the latest 2015 expenditure and income data to calculate the minimum income households in Ireland required to afford a socially acceptable minimum standard of living. continues to provide ready access to tailored data on the minimum expenditure and income needs of the majority of household types across Ireland. Using you can define specific household compositions and employment scenarios, for households in Urban and Rural areas, and examine their particular minimum expenditure and income needs.

Since launching in May 2012 the has calculated the Minimum Income and Expenditure needs for over 44,500 household scenarios, as defined by more than 33,000 users.

The VPSJ hopes the re-developed calculator continues to be a resource to the many organisations and individuals which make use of the data. Please click here to  avail of The minimum income standard calculator.

Published: 21 July 2015