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Merseyside 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.

Merseyside average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
Sefton£27.6k
St Helens£27.6k
Wirral£29.4k
Liverpool£31.9k
Knowsley£33.2k
United Kingdom£35.4k

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
St Helens£23.6k
Sefton£24.6k
Wirral£26.2k
Liverpool£26.9k
Knowsley£28k
United Kingdom£28.8k

Merseyside unemployment rate comparison 2017

Merseyside unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
Wirral4.3%
United Kingdom4.4%
St Helens4.4%
Knowsley4.5%
Sefton4.8%
Liverpool5.9%

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside average salary by year

Merseyside median salary

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

Merseyside median salary by year

Merseyside unemployment rate

Merseyside unemployment rate by year

Merseyside 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 Liverpool 039, with £17.1k. The area with the highest average income was Wirral 040, with £42.8k. Median income was £26.9k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £26.9k. 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).

Merseyside net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Liverpool 039 £17.1k
median £26.9k
highest Wirral 040 £42.8k

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside relative housing costs map

Merseyside working age population share

2017 population estimates.

Merseyside working age population share

Related reports

Merseyside population statistics


Merseyside crime statistics


Merseyside real estate market


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