Bolton average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 30.1k in Bolton and 33.5k in Bury. 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.
Bolton average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Blackburn with Darwen£32.4k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Bolton average salary by year

Bolton average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Bolton average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Blackburn with Darwen£30.6k£33.7k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Bolton median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 25.4k in Bury and 25.9k in Blackburn with Darwen. 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.
Bolton median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Blackburn with Darwen£25.9k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Bolton median salary by year

Bolton median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Bolton median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Blackburn with Darwen£24.2k£27.3k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Bolton unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 4.7% in Blackburn with Darwen and 4.8% in Bolton. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Bolton unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
United Kingdom3.8%
Blackburn with Darwen4.7%
Bolton unemployment rate by year

Bolton 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 Bolton 016, with £17.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Bolton 001, with £41.3k. Median income was £29.0k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.0k. 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).

Bolton net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Bolton 016 £17.6k
median £29.0k
highest Bolton 001 £41.3k

Bolton 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.

Bolton relative housing costs map

Bolton working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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Bolton working age population share
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