Estimates of the number of individuals with total employee earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance across all of their jobs are shown in the table below. The table relates to the 2016-17 tax year when the Personal Allowance was £11,000.
The figures are for people employed and taxed through Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Income Tax. Individuals included in the table may have had more than one job in the year, and their total earnt income from all PAYE employment was below the Personal Allowance.
Individuals with total employee earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance from all jobs, 2016-17 tax year (millions)
Based on Pay As You Earn data. The earnings definition used is the same as used in the publication, UK Real Time Information, Experimental Statistics. See: