Chester average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 31.4k in Wirral and 35.0k in Cheshire West and Chester. 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.
Chester average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Wirral£31.4k
Flintshire£32.1k
Cheshire West and Chester£35.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Chester average salary by year

Chester average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Chester average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Wirral£29.0k£33.5k
Flintshire£27.6k£34.4k
Cheshire West and Chester£28.9k£39.7k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Chester median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 26.6k in Wirral and 30.0k in Flintshire. 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.
Chester median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Wirral£26.6k
Cheshire West and Chester£28.9k
Flintshire£30.0k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Chester median salary by year

Chester median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Chester median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Wirral£25.2k£28.5k
Cheshire West and Chester£24.5k£33.2k
Flintshire£25.4k£32.0k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Chester unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3.1% in Wirral and 3.6% in Cheshire West and Chester. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Chester unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Wirral3.1%
Flintshire3.5%
Cheshire West and Chester3.6%
United Kingdom3.8%
Chester unemployment rate by year

Chester 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 Wirral 021, with £20.3k. The area with the highest average net income was Wirral 040, with £42.8k. Median income was £30.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £30.3k. 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).

Chester net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Wirral 021 £20.3k
median £30.3k
highest Wirral 040 £42.8k

Chester 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.

Chester relative housing costs map

Chester working age population share

2018 population estimates.

42.3

Chester
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Chester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15126k18.3%19.1%
16-64415k60.3%62.5%
65+147k21.4%18.3%

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