2.3 million people have little of no disposable income per month

A new survey shows disposable income in households around the country has dropped again.

The latest edition of the 'What's Left' tracker from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows 1.8 million people have 100 euro or less each month after their bills are paid.

Over half a million people have no disposable income left at all - and around 40 per cent had to borrow money to pay bills over the past 12 months.

Mandy Johnston of the I-L-C-U says the 1.8 million people living on less than 100 euro is worrying: