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Dorchester average salary comparison 2017

Gross average income in 2017 for full-time employees by local government district. An 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
Weymouth and Portland£27.2k
West Dorset£30.1k
North Dorset£31.5k
United Kingdom£35.4k

Dorchester median salary comparison 2017

Gross median income in 2017 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.

Dorchester median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
Weymouth and Portland£24.7k
West Dorset£24.8k
North Dorset£27.5k
United Kingdom£28.8k

Dorchester unemployment rate comparison 2017

Dorchester unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
North Dorset2.4%
West Dorset2.6%
Weymouth and Portland3.2%
United Kingdom4.4%

Dorchester average salary

Gross average income in 2017 for full-time employees. An 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 by year

Dorchester median salary

Gross annual median income for full-time employees including incentive payments.

Dorchester median salary by year

Dorchester unemployment rate

Dorchester unemployment rate by year

Dorchester net household income map

Map shows net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest household income was in Weymouth and Portland 004, with £25.1k. The area with the highest average 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. The higher share of income costs take the darker color is displayed. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may results 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.

Dorchester working age population share

Related reports

Dorchester population statistics


Dorchester crime statistics


Dorchester real estate market


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