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Kent average salary comparison 2017

Gross average income in 2017 for full-time employees by local government district. An employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments.

Kent average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
Thanet£25.3k
Swale£28.7k
Canterbury£30.7k
Maidstone£31.3k
Medway£31.9k
Sevenoaks£31.9k
Shepway£32k
Dover£32.2k
Tonbridge and Malling£32.3k
Gravesham£32.4k
Ashford£33.5k
Tunbridge Wells£34.3k
Dartford£35.3k
United Kingdom£35.4k

Kent median salary comparison 2017

Gross median income in 2017 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.

Kent median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
Thanet£20.6k
Shepway£25.3k
Swale£25.4k
Canterbury£25.8k
Sevenoaks£26k
Tunbridge Wells£26.7k
Ashford£27k
Medway£28k
Dover£28.3k
Maidstone£28.6k
United Kingdom£28.8k
Tonbridge and Malling£28.9k
Gravesham£29.7k
Dartford£30.6k

Kent unemployment rate comparison 2017

Kent unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
Dartford2.7%
Sevenoaks2.7%
Tunbridge Wells2.7%
Maidstone3.3%
Tonbridge and Malling3.3%
Shepway3.6%
Ashford3.8%
Canterbury3.9%
Dover4.3%
Gravesham4.3%
United Kingdom4.4%
Medway4.4%
Thanet4.4%
Swale4.7%

Kent average salary

Gross average income in 2017 for full-time employees. An employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments.

Kent average salary by year

Kent median salary

Gross annual median income for full-time employees including incentive payments.

Kent median salary by year

Kent unemployment rate

Kent unemployment rate by year

Kent net household income map

Map shows net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest household income was in Thanet 001, with £22.7k. The area with the highest average income was Sevenoaks 011, with £59.7k. Median income was £36.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £36.6k. 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).

Kent net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Thanet 001 £22.7k
median £36.6k
highest Sevenoaks 011 £59.7k

Kent relative housing costs map

The map below shows housing costs share of net household income. The higher share of income costs take the darker color is displayed. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may results in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.

Kent relative housing costs map

Kent working age population share

2017 population estimates.

Kent working age population share

Related reports

Kent population statistics


Kent crime statistics


Kent real estate market


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