Bedfordshire average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 34.5k in Central Bedfordshire and 38.1k in Luton. UK average salary is 37.4k in 2019. Gross average salary is calculated for full-time employees. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Bedfordshire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Central Bedfordshire£34.5k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Bedfordshire average salary by year

Bedfordshire average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Bedfordshire average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Central Bedfordshire£29.5k£37.7k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Bedfordshire median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 30.4k in Central Bedfordshire and 32.2k in Luton. UK median salary is 30.4k in 2019. Gross median salary in 2019 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.
Bedfordshire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
United Kingdom£30.4k
Central Bedfordshire£30.4k
Bedfordshire median salary by year

Bedfordshire median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Bedfordshire median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Central Bedfordshire£24.8k£31.5k

Bedfordshire unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.4% in Central Bedfordshire and 4.5% in Luton. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Bedfordshire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Central Bedfordshire2.4%
United Kingdom3.8%
Bedfordshire unemployment rate by year

Bedfordshire net household income map

Map shows the net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest average net household income was in Luton 017, with £18.4k. The area with the highest average net income was Central Bedfordshire 014, with £47.3k. Median income was £38.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £38.2k. Median income for England and Wales was 31.9k ( the lowest income was in Leeds 086, £16.8k, the highest in Tower Hamlets 033, £93.8k).

Bedfordshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Luton 017 £18.4k
median £38.2k
highest Central Bedfordshire 014 £47.3k

Bedfordshire relative housing costs map

The map below shows housing costs share of net household income in 2016. The higher the share of income costs the darker the displayed color. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may result in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.

Bedfordshire relative housing costs map

Bedfordshire working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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England & Wales
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Bedfordshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales

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