Leicestershire average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 26.8k in Oadby and Wigston and 35.0k in Charnwood. 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.
Leicestershire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Oadby and Wigston£26.8k
Melton£26.9k
Leicester£30.6k
Harborough£32.0k
Blaby£32.5k
North West Leicestershire£32.9k
Hinckley and Bosworth£33.1k
Charnwood£35.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Leicestershire average salary by year

Leicestershire average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Leicestershire average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Oadby and Wigston£20.9k£29.3k
Melton£23.9k£28.4k
Leicester£27.8k£32.4k
Harborough£29.9k£33.2k
Blaby£26.5k£37.9k
North West Leicestershire£28.4k£34.9k
Hinckley and Bosworth£29.0k£34.8k
Charnwood£26.6k£40.0k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Leicestershire median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 24.0k in Oadby and Wigston and 28.9k in Charnwood. 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.
Leicestershire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Oadby and Wigston£24.0k
Melton£25.6k
Leicester£25.9k
Harborough£26.8k
Blaby£27.1k
Hinckley and Bosworth£28.7k
North West Leicestershire£28.8k
Charnwood£28.9k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Leicestershire median salary by year

Leicestershire median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Leicestershire median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Oadby and WigstonN/A£26.1k
Melton£21.4k£26.0k
Leicester£23.8k£27.6k
HarboroughN/A£26.7k
Blaby£23.0k£29.9k
Hinckley and Bosworth£23.4kN/A
North West Leicestershire£24.7k£32.0k
Charnwood£24.6k£32.3k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Leicestershire unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3.5% in Harborough and 5.6% in Leicester. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Leicestershire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Harborough3.5%
Hinckley and Bosworth3.5%
Blaby3.7%
Oadby and Wigston3.7%
United Kingdom3.8%
Charnwood4%
Melton4.6%
North West Leicestershire4.6%
Leicester5.6%
Leicestershire unemployment rate by year

Leicestershire 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 Leicester 040, with £22.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Charnwood 016, with £40.9k. Median income was £29.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.6k. 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).

Leicestershire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Leicester 040 £22.6k
median £29.6k
highest Charnwood 016 £40.9k

Leicestershire 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.

Leicestershire relative housing costs map

Leicestershire working age population share

2018 population estimates.

39.4

Leicestershire
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Leicestershire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15201k19.1%19.1%
16-64668k63.4%62.5%
65+185k17.5%18.3%

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