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Dorchester 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.

Dorchester average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2018
Weymouth and Portland£25.4k
North Dorset£31.4k
West Dorset£32.3k
United Kingdom£36.6k
Dorchester average salary by year

Dorchester average salary comparison by sex

Gross average salary in 2018 for female and male.

Dorchester average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Weymouth and Portland£24.2k£26.7k
North Dorset£32.3k£30.8k
West Dorset£27.4k£35.5k
United Kingdom£31.0k£40.2k

Dorchester 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.

Dorchester median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2018
Weymouth and Portland£24.7k
West Dorset£26.0k
North Dorset£27.7k
United Kingdom£29.6k
Dorchester median salary by year

Dorchester median salary comparison by sex

Gross median salary in 2018 for female and male.

Dorchester median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Weymouth and Portland£24.3k£25.1k
West DorsetN/A£28.4k
North Dorset£27.6k£27.3k
United Kingdom£26.1k£31.8k

Dorchester unemployment rate comparison

Dorchester unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2018
North Dorset2.3%
West Dorset2.4%
Weymouth and Portland3%
United Kingdom4%
Dorchester unemployment rate by year

Dorchester 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 Weymouth and Portland 004, with £25.1k. The area with the highest average net income was North Dorset 006, with £38.6k. Median income was £31.1k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £31.1k. 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).

Dorchester net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Weymouth and Portland 004 £25.1k
median £31.1k
highest North Dorset 006 £38.6k

Dorchester 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.

Dorchester relative housing costs map

Dorchester working age population share

2017 population estimates.

46

Dorchester
average age

40

England & Wales
average age
Dorchester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1534.1k16.0%19.1%
16-64120k56.5%62.8%
65+58.8k27.6%18.2%

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