East of England average salary comparison

The average salary in East of England is £37.0k. The UK average salary is £38.6k in 2020. 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 of England average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2020
East Midlands£34.2k
East of England£37.0k
United Kingdom£38.6k
South East£39.4k
London£55.9k
East of England average salary by year

East of England average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in East of England is £31.7k. The UK average salary for female is £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male in East of England is £40.3k. The UK average salary for male is £42.2k in 2020.
East of England average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
East Midlands£29.0k£37.3k
East of England£31.7k£40.3k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
South East£33.3k£43.4k
London£45.5k£63.6k

East of England median salary comparison

The median salary in East of England is £31.0k. The UK median salary is £31.5k in 2020.
East of England median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2020
East Midlands£29.1k
East of England£31.0k
United Kingdom£31.5k
South East£33.0k
London£41.0k
East of England median salary by year

East of England median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in East of England is £27.0k. The UK median salary for female is £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male in East of England is £33.4k. The UK median salary for male is £33.9k in 2020.
East of England median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
East Midlands£24.7k£32.0k
East of England£27.0k£33.4k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
South East£28.3k£36.3k
London£35.8k£45.2k

East of England unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in East of England is 4%. The UK unemployment rate is 3.9% in 2020.
East of England unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in Q3/2019 - Q2/2020
South East3.4%
United Kingdom3.9%
East of England4%
East Midlands4.5%
London5.1%
East of England unemployment rate by year

East of England house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in East of England is 9. Ie. East of England resident with middle-income needs 9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. The England and Wales ratio is 7.7 in 2020.
East of England house price to earnings ratio
AreaMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
East Midlands6.7
England and Wales7.7
East of England9
South East9.7
London12.8
East of England house price to earnings ratio history

East of England 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 Norfolk, with £33.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Hertfordshire, with £43.1k. Median income was £37.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £37.3k. 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 of England net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Norfolk £33.2k
median £37.3k
highest Hertfordshire £43.1k

East of England 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 of England relative housing costs map

East of England working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41.1

East of England
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
East of England working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-151.2M19.4%19.1%
16-643.8M60.7%62.3%
65+1.2M19.9%18.5%

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