Blackburn average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 28.6k in Rossendale and 38.6k in Ribble Valley. 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.
Blackburn average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Rossendale£28.6k
Pendle£28.7k
Burnley£28.7k
Blackburn with Darwen£32.4k
Hyndburn£34.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Ribble Valley£38.6k
Blackburn average salary by year

Blackburn average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Blackburn average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Rossendale£25.9k£30.0k
Pendle£27.5k£29.3k
Burnley£25.4k£31.0k
Blackburn with Darwen£30.6k£33.7k
Hyndburn£26.8k£37.4k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
Ribble Valley£22.8k£44.9k

Blackburn median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 22.5k in Burnley and 32.6k in Ribble Valley. 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.
Blackburn median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Burnley£22.5k
Rossendale£24.0k
Pendle£25.0k
Blackburn with Darwen£25.9k
Hyndburn£27.0k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Ribble Valley£32.6k
Blackburn median salary by year

Blackburn median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Blackburn median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Burnley£22.0k£24.3k
RossendaleN/A£24.1k
PendleN/A£26.6k
Blackburn with Darwen£24.2k£27.3k
HyndburnN/A£28.0k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Ribble ValleyN/A£40.0k

Blackburn unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.5% in Ribble Valley and 6% in Burnley. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Blackburn unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Ribble Valley2.5%
United Kingdom3.8%
Rossendale3.8%
Pendle4.1%
Hyndburn4.6%
Blackburn with Darwen4.7%
Burnley6%
Blackburn unemployment rate by year

Blackburn 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 Burnley 003, with £19.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Ribble Valley 008, with £38.4k. Median income was £26.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £26.4k. 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).

Blackburn net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Burnley 003 £19.2k
median £26.4k
highest Ribble Valley 008 £38.4k

Blackburn 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.

Blackburn relative housing costs map

Blackburn working age population share

2018 population estimates.

39.4

Blackburn
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Blackburn working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15103k21.2%19.1%
16-64296k61.1%62.5%
65+86.0k17.7%18.3%

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