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Ipswich average salary comparison

Gross average income in 2018 for full-time employees by local government district. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments.

Ipswich average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2018
Forest Heath£28.7k
St Edmundsbury£31.6k
Suffolk Coastal£31.6k
Mid Suffolk£34.4k
United Kingdom£36.6k
Ipswich average salary by year

Ipswich average salary comparison by sex

Gross average salary in 2018 for female and male.

Ipswich average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Forest Heath£23.2k£31.1k
St Edmundsbury£30.5k£32.3k
Suffolk Coastal£24.9k£34.2k
Mid Suffolk£24.7k£36.9k
United Kingdom£31.0k£40.2k

Ipswich median salary comparison

Gross median income in 2018 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.

Ipswich median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2018
Forest Heath£25.7k
St Edmundsbury£27.2k
Mid Suffolk£28.0k
Suffolk Coastal£28.3k
United Kingdom£29.6k
Ipswich median salary by year

Ipswich median salary comparison by sex

Gross median salary in 2018 for female and male.

Ipswich median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Forest Heath£19.6k£27.6k
St Edmundsbury£23.1k£28.0k
Mid SuffolkN/A£30.5k
Suffolk Coastal£22.5k£30.8k
United Kingdom£26.1k£31.8k

Ipswich unemployment rate comparison

Ipswich unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2018
Suffolk Coastal2.9%
Forest Heath3.3%
Mid Suffolk3.4%
St Edmundsbury3.7%
United Kingdom4%
Ipswich unemployment rate by year

Ipswich 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 Breckland 015, with £27.2k. The area with the highest average net income was St Edmundsbury 005, with £45.7k. Median income was £35.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £35.8k. 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).

Ipswich net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Breckland 015 £27.2k
median £35.8k
highest St Edmundsbury 005 £45.7k

Ipswich 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.

Ipswich relative housing costs map

Ipswich working age population share

2017 population estimates.


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England & Wales
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Ipswich working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales

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