Kent average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 29.9k in Thanet and 40.4k in Dover. 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.
Kent average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Thanet£29.9k
Swale£31.1k
Maidstone£32.7k
Canterbury£32.9k
Ashford£33.9k
Sevenoaks£34.3k
Medway£34.6k
Tonbridge and Malling£35.4k
Folkestone and Hythe£35.6k
Tunbridge Wells£36.1k
Gravesham£36.8k
Dartford£37.3k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Dover£40.4k
Kent average salary by year

Kent average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Kent average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Thanet£26.8k£32.6k
Swale£25.9k£33.8k
Maidstone£30.1k£34.2k
Canterbury£28.8k£36.7k
Ashford£30.6k£37.0k
Sevenoaks£30.1k£37.0k
Medway£26.6k£40.7k
Tonbridge and Malling£31.1k£38.3k
Folkestone and Hythe£24.8k£40.7k
Tunbridge Wells£32.5k£39.7k
Gravesham£27.2k£44.1k
Dartford£30.2k£41.0k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
Dover£34.9k£44.3k

Kent median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 25.0k in Thanet and 33.7k in Dartford. 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.
Kent median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Thanet£25.0k
Folkestone and Hythe£27.3k
Swale£27.7k
Canterbury£28.4k
Medway£29.4k
Tonbridge and Malling£29.7k
Sevenoaks£29.7k
Ashford£29.8k
Maidstone£29.9k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Dover£30.4k
Tunbridge Wells£30.4k
Gravesham£33.6k
Dartford£33.7k
Kent median salary by year

Kent median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Kent median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Thanet£23.3k£27.5k
Folkestone and Hythe£21.7k£33.8k
Swale£23.0k£29.6k
Canterbury£24.0k£33.5k
Medway£23.8k£34.9k
Tonbridge and MallingN/A£31.0k
Sevenoaks£25.1k£33.2k
Ashford£25.6k£33.4k
MaidstoneN/A£31.4k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Dover£27.2k£33.9k
Tunbridge WellsN/A£31.7k
GraveshamN/A£43.0k
Dartford£26.5k£38.7k

Kent unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.4% in Maidstone and 4.9% in Swale. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Kent unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Maidstone2.4%
Dartford2.5%
Sevenoaks2.6%
Tonbridge and Malling2.8%
Tunbridge Wells3.1%
Folkestone and Hythe3.6%
United Kingdom3.8%
Gravesham3.8%
Dover4%
Medway4.1%
Thanet4.1%
Ashford4.3%
Canterbury4.5%
Swale4.9%
Kent unemployment rate by year

Kent 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 Thanet 001, with £22.7k. The area with the highest average net income was Sevenoaks 011, with £59.7k. Median income was £36.5k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £36.5k. 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 £36.5k
highest Sevenoaks 011 £59.7k

Kent 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.

Kent relative housing costs map

Kent working age population share

2018 population estimates.

40.7

Kent
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Kent working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15362k19.6%19.1%
16-641.1M60.9%62.5%
65+359k19.4%18.3%

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