Dorset average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 33.0k in Dorset and 36.5k in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. 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.
Dorset average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Dorset£33.0k
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole£36.5k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Dorset average salary by year

Dorset average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Dorset average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Dorset£27.7k£36.2k
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole£30.2k£40.0k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Dorset median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 28.3k in Dorset and 29.7k in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. 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.
Dorset median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Dorset£28.3k
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole£29.7k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Dorset median salary by year

Dorset median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Dorset median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Dorset£22.9k£31.2k
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole£25.8k£32.9k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Dorset unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.5% in Dorset and 4.2% in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Dorset unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Dorset2.5%
United Kingdom3.8%
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole4.2%
Dorset unemployment rate by year

Dorset 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 Bournemouth 019, with £21.6k. The area with the highest average net income was East Dorset 007, with £38.8k. Median income was £31.0k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £31.0k. 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).

Dorset net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Bournemouth 019 £21.6k
median £31.0k
highest East Dorset 007 £38.8k

Dorset 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.

Dorset relative housing costs map

Dorset working age population share

2018 population estimates.

44.3

Dorset
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Dorset working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15128k16.5%19.1%
16-64452k58.5%62.5%
65+193k25.0%18.3%

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