Cardiff average salary comparison
Gross average income in 2018 for full-time employees by local government district. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments.
|Area||Average salary in 2018|
|Rhondda Cynon Taf||£29.6k|
|Vale of Glamorgan||£34.0k|
Cardiff average salary comparison by sex
Gross average salary in 2018 for female and male.
|Area||Female average salary||Male average salary|
|Rhondda Cynon Taf||£27.7k||£31.1k|
|Vale of Glamorgan||£28.2k||£38.2k|
Cardiff median salary comparison
Gross median income in 2018 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.
|Area||Median salary in 2018|
|Vale of Glamorgan||£25.0k|
|Rhondda Cynon Taf||£25.0k|
Cardiff median salary comparison by sex
Gross median salary in 2018 for female and male.
|Area||Female median salary||Male median salary|
|Vale of Glamorgan||N/A||£28.8k|
|Rhondda Cynon Taf||£22.6k||£26.8k|
Cardiff unemployment rate comparison
|Area||Unemployment rate in 2018|
|Vale of Glamorgan||3.6%|
|Rhondda Cynon Taf||5.7%|
Cardiff 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 Cardiff 036, with £20.7k. The area with the highest average net income was Cardiff 006, with £39.0k. Median income was £25.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £25.6k. 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).
|lowest|| Cardiff 036 || £20.7k |
|median|| || £25.6k |
|highest|| Cardiff 006 || £39.0k|
Cardiff 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.
Cardiff working age population share
2017 population estimates.
40England & Wales
|age group||head-count||% share of population||% for Eng & Wales|