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Reading 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.

Reading average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
United Kingdom£35.4k
Basingstoke and Deane£36k
Hart£39.3k
West Berkshire£39.8k
Wokingham£41.6k
Bracknell Forest£42.3k
Reading£45.9k

Reading 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.

Reading median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
United Kingdom£28.8k
Basingstoke and Deane£31.6k
West Berkshire£31.7k
Hart£33.4k
Wokingham£34.3k
Reading£36.1k
Bracknell Forest£36.5k

Reading unemployment rate comparison 2017

Reading unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
Hart2.2%
West Berkshire2.2%
Basingstoke and Deane2.4%
Wokingham2.4%
Bracknell Forest2.8%
Reading3.3%
United Kingdom4.4%

Reading 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.

Reading average salary by year

Reading median salary

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

Reading median salary by year

Reading unemployment rate

Reading unemployment rate by year

Reading 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 Basingstoke and Deane 014, with £31.6k. The area with the highest average income was Wokingham 014, with £63.7k. Median income was £43.5k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £43.5k. 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).

Reading net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Basingstoke and Deane 014 £31.6k
median £43.5k
highest Wokingham 014 £63.7k

Reading 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.

Reading relative housing costs map

Reading working age population share

2017 population estimates.

Reading working age population share

Related reports

Reading population statistics


Reading crime statistics


Reading real estate market


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