East London average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 33.1k in Waltham Forest and 69.4k in Tower Hamlets. 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.
East London average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Waltham Forest£33.1k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Newham£41.6k
Hackney£42.1k
Tower Hamlets£69.4k
East London average salary by year

East London average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

East London average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Waltham Forest£30.7k£35.0k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
Newham£37.2k£44.4k
Hackney£38.8k£44.4k
Tower Hamlets£55.8k£78.0k

East London median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 30.7k in Waltham Forest and 46.1k in Tower Hamlets. 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.
East London median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
United Kingdom£30.4k
Waltham Forest£30.7k
Newham£33.9k
Hackney£35.0k
Tower Hamlets£46.1k
East London median salary by year

East London median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

East London median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Waltham Forest£26.5k£33.3k
Newham£30.1k£36.7k
Hackney£33.4k£35.9k
Tower Hamlets£40.0k£53.1k

East London unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 4.3% in Waltham Forest and 6.1% in Tower Hamlets. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
East London unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
United Kingdom3.8%
Waltham Forest4.3%
Newham4.8%
Hackney5%
Tower Hamlets6.1%
East London unemployment rate by year

East London 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 Waltham Forest 020, with £30.4k. The area with the highest average net income was Tower Hamlets 033, with £93.8k. Median income was £35.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £35.4k. 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).

East London net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Waltham Forest 020 £30.4k
median £35.4k
highest Tower Hamlets 033 £93.8k

East London 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.

East London relative housing costs map

East London working age population share

2018 population estimates.

33.6

East London
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
East London working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15241k21.4%19.1%
16-64793k70.4%62.5%
65+92.7k8.2%18.3%

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