Gwent average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 30.7k in Torfaen and 33.0k in Caerphilly. 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.
Gwent average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Torfaen£30.7k
Blaenau Gwent£31.0k
Monmouthshire£31.4k
Newport£31.6k
Caerphilly£33.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Gwent average salary by year

Gwent average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Gwent average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Torfaen£28.7k£31.8k
Blaenau Gwent£24.5k£35.6k
Monmouthshire£26.5k£33.7k
NewportN/A£33.3k
Caerphilly£29.0k£35.6k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Gwent median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 26.5k in Caerphilly and 29.2k in Monmouthshire. 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.
Gwent median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Caerphilly£26.5k
Blaenau Gwent£28.1k
Torfaen£28.3k
Newport£29.0k
Monmouthshire£29.2k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Gwent median salary by year

Gwent median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Gwent median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Caerphilly£25.6k£27.6k
Blaenau Gwent£23.0k£32.6k
Torfaen£23.9k£30.7k
Newport£24.3k£31.3k
Monmouthshire£25.1k£30.4k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Gwent unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3% in Monmouthshire and 5% in Torfaen. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Gwent unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Monmouthshire3%
United Kingdom3.8%
Newport4.5%
Blaenau Gwent4.6%
Caerphilly4.8%
Torfaen5%
Gwent unemployment rate by year

Gwent 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 Newport 018, with £21.7k. The area with the highest average net income was Monmouthshire 007, with £36.8k. Median income was £25.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £25.4k. 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).

Gwent net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Newport 018 £21.7k
median £25.4k
highest Monmouthshire 007 £36.8k

Gwent 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.

Gwent relative housing costs map

Gwent working age population share

2018 population estimates.

41.3

Gwent
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Gwent working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15110k18.7%19.1%
16-64363k61.4%62.5%
65+118k19.9%18.3%

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