East Sussex average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 25.9k in Rother and 35.0k in Brighton and Hove. 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 Sussex average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Rother£25.9k
Hastings£29.7k
Wealden£30.8k
Eastbourne£33.3k
Lewes£34.0k
Brighton and Hove£35.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
East Sussex average salary by year

East Sussex average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

East Sussex average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Rother£24.4k£27.3k
Hastings£29.8k£29.5k
Wealden£26.4k£34.2k
Eastbourne£31.0k£35.5k
Lewes£25.9k£39.6k
Brighton and Hove£32.2k£37.1k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

East Sussex median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 23.5k in Rother and 30.2k in Brighton and Hove. 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 Sussex median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Rother£23.5k
Hastings£24.1k
Wealden£27.0k
Lewes£28.5k
Eastbourne£30.0k
Brighton and Hove£30.2k
United Kingdom£30.4k
East Sussex median salary by year

East Sussex median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

East Sussex median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
RotherN/A£25.0k
Hastings£22.7k£24.7k
Wealden£22.0k£29.9k
LewesN/A£31.6k
Eastbourne£30.4k£29.3k
Brighton and Hove£28.2k£31.9k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

East Sussex unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3.1% in Wealden and 4.6% in Brighton and Hove. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
East Sussex unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Wealden3.1%
Rother3.3%
Lewes3.5%
United Kingdom3.8%
Eastbourne4.2%
Hastings4.5%
Brighton and Hove4.6%
East Sussex unemployment rate by year

East Sussex 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 Hastings 011, with £23.7k. The area with the highest average net income was Wealden 002, with £48.9k. Median income was £34.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £34.2k. 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 Sussex net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Hastings 011 £23.7k
median £34.2k
highest Wealden 002 £48.9k

East Sussex 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 Sussex relative housing costs map

East Sussex working age population share

2018 population estimates.

42.3

East Sussex
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
East Sussex working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15140k16.6%19.1%
16-64524k62.0%62.5%
65+181k21.4%18.3%

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