Dorchester average salary comparison

The average salary in Dorset is ££31.4k. The UK average salary was £38.1k in 2021. 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 data was published in November 2021. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Dorchester average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2021
Dorset£31.4k
United Kingdom£38.1k
Dorchester average salary by year

Dorchester average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in Dorset is ££27.1k. The UK average salary for female was £33.2k in 2021. The average salary for male in Dorset is ££33.9k. The UK average salary for male was £41.5k in 2021.
Dorchester average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2021Male average salary
Dorset£27.1k£33.9k
United Kingdom£33.2k£41.5k

Dorchester median salary comparison

The median salary in Dorset is ££27.0k. The UK median salary was £31.3k in 2021.
Dorchester median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2021
Dorset£27.0k
United Kingdom£31.3k
Dorchester median salary by year

Dorchester median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in Dorset is ££24.2k. The UK median salary for female was £28.3k in 2021. The median salary for male in Dorset is ££28.5k. The UK median salary for male was £33.4k in 2021.
Dorchester median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2021Male median salary
Dorset£24.2k£28.5k
United Kingdom£28.3k£33.4k

Dorchester unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in Dorset is 3.4%%. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in 2021.
Dorchester unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2021
Dorset3.4%
United Kingdom4.8%
Dorchester unemployment rate by year

Dorchester house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in Dorset is 9.7. Ie. Dorset resident with middle-income needs 9.7 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Dorset needs 9.7 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.69 in 2020.
Dorchester house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2020
England and Wales7.69
Dorset9.7
Dorchester house price to earnings ratio history

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

2020 population estimates.

47.1

Dorchester
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age
Dorchester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1533.5k15.5%19.1%
16-64119k55.4%62.2%
65+62.6k29.1%18.6%

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