North East average salary comparison

The average salary in North East is £32.5k. The UK average salary is £38.6k in 2020. 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.
North East average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2020
North East£32.5k
Yorkshire£33.3k
East Midlands£34.2k
North West£34.6k
United Kingdom£38.6k
North East average salary by year

North East average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in North East is £29.9k. The UK average salary for female is £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male in North East is £34.2k. The UK average salary for male is £42.2k in 2020.
North East average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
North East£29.9k£34.2k
Yorkshire£28.7k£36.2k
East Midlands£29.0k£37.3k
North West£30.9k£37.3k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

North East median salary comparison

The median salary in North East is £27.9k. The UK median salary is £31.5k in 2020.
North East median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2020
North East£27.9k
Yorkshire£28.7k
East Midlands£29.1k
North West£29.6k
United Kingdom£31.5k
North East median salary by year

North East median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in North East is £24.9k. The UK median salary for female is £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male in North East is £30.0k. The UK median salary for male is £33.9k in 2020.
North East median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
North East£24.9k£30.0k
Yorkshire£25.3k£31.1k
East Midlands£24.7k£32.0k
North West£27.0k£31.7k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

North East unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in North East is 5.4%. The UK unemployment rate is 3.9% in 2020.
North East unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in Q3/2019 - Q2/2020
North West3.8%
United Kingdom3.9%
Yorkshire4.2%
East Midlands4.5%
North East5.4%
North East unemployment rate by year

North East house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in North East is 5.2. Ie. North East resident with middle-income needs 5.2 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. The England and Wales ratio is 7.7 in 2020.
North East house price to earnings ratio
AreaMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
North East5.2
North West5.8
Yorkshire5.9
East Midlands6.7
England and Wales7.7
North East house price to earnings ratio history

North East 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 Durham, with £27.0k. The area with the highest average net income was Northumberland, with £28.9k. Median income was £27.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.7k. 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).

North East net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Durham £27.0k
median £27.7k
highest Northumberland £28.9k

North East 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.

North East relative housing costs map

North East working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41.5

North East
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
North East working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15423k17.7%19.1%
16-641.5M62.3%62.3%
65+478k20.0%18.5%

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