Cheshire average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 33.4k in Warrington and 36.9k in Halton. 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.
Cheshire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Cheshire East£34.8k
Cheshire West and Chester£35.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Cheshire average salary by year

Cheshire average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Cheshire average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Cheshire East£31.3k£36.9k
Cheshire West and Chester£28.9k£39.7k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Cheshire median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 28.1k in Warrington and 30.0k in Halton. 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.
Cheshire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Cheshire West and Chester£28.9k
Cheshire East£29.6k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Cheshire median salary by year

Cheshire median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Cheshire median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Cheshire West and Chester£24.5k£33.2k
Cheshire East£26.2k£31.9k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Cheshire unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3.2% in Cheshire East and 3.9% in Halton. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Cheshire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Cheshire East3.2%
Cheshire West and Chester3.6%
United Kingdom3.8%
Cheshire unemployment rate by year

Cheshire 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 Cheshire East 036, with £21.8k. The area with the highest average net income was Warrington 025, with £62.6k. Median income was £32.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £32.3k. 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).

Cheshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Cheshire East 036 £21.8k
median £32.3k
highest Warrington 025 £62.6k

Cheshire 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.

Cheshire relative housing costs map

Cheshire working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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England & Wales
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Cheshire working age population share
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