When you think about your income, do you feel rich, poor, or just plain average? Many of us probably have no idea - or the wrong idea - how we compare with the rest of the population. But here, just by answering a few short questions, you can find out where you lie in the UK income distribution, and how many people are better or worse off than you.

Working this out involves a number of conceptual issues, including deciding what measure of income to use and what account to take of the needs of different types of households. We recommend that you begin by reading a brief guide to these issues by clicking here now or at any time on the question mark to the left. Alternatively, press the Start button below to continue.

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