Preston average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £30.7k in Chorley and £37.5k in Fylde. The UK average salary was £38.1k in 2021. 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 data was published in November 2021. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Preston average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2021
Chorley£30.7k
South Ribble£31.0k
Wyre£31.6k
Preston£31.8k
Fylde£37.5k
United Kingdom£38.1k
Preston average salary by year

Preston average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £30.7k in Chorley and £29.2k in Fylde. The UK average salary for female was £33.2k in 2021. The average salary for male is ranging between £30.6k in Chorley and £41.5k in Fylde. The UK average salary for male was £41.5k in 2021.
Preston average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2021Male average salary
Chorley£30.7k£30.6k
South Ribble£27.5k£32.9k
Wyre£29.0k£32.9k
Preston£29.1k£34.0k
Fylde£29.2k£41.5k
United Kingdom£33.2k£41.5k

Preston median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £25.6k in Wyre and £33.0k in Fylde. The UK median salary was £31.3k in 2021.
Preston median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2021
Wyre£25.6k
Chorley£27.4k
Preston£28.0k
South Ribble£30.3k
United Kingdom£31.3k
Fylde£33.0k
Preston median salary by year

Preston median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £28.3k in Chorley and £25.0k in Fylde. The UK median salary for female was £28.3k in 2021. The median salary for male is ranging between £25.3k in Chorley and £35.2k in Fylde. The UK median salary for male was £33.4k in 2021.
Preston median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2021Male median salary
WyreN/A£27.2k
Chorley£28.3k£25.3k
Preston£25.1k£29.8k
South Ribble£26.3k£30.8k
United Kingdom£28.3k£33.4k
Fylde£25.0k£35.2k

Preston unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.6% in South Ribble and 5.8% in Preston. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in 2021.
Preston unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2021
South Ribble3.6%
Wyre3.7%
Chorley4.6%
Fylde4.6%
United Kingdom4.8%
Preston5.8%
Preston unemployment rate by year

Preston house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 5.6 in Chorley and 6 in Wyre. Ie. Chorley resident with middle-income needs 5.6 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Wyre needs 6 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.69 in 2020.
Preston house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2020
Chorley5.6
Preston5.6
South Ribble5.6
Fylde5.7
Wyre6
England and Wales7.69
Preston house price to earnings ratio history

Preston 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 Preston 015, with £20.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Preston 002, with £42.0k. Median income was £30.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £30.4k. 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).

Preston net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Preston 015 £20.2k
median £30.4k
highest Preston 002 £42.0k

Preston 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.

Preston relative housing costs map

Preston working age population share

2020 population estimates.

41.8

Preston
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age
Preston working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1595.6k18.4%19.1%
16-64318k61.0%62.2%
65+108k20.7%18.6%

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