Taunton average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 28.0k in Sedgemoor and 33.5k in Somerset West and Taunton. 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.
Taunton average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
South Somerset£32.6k
Somerset West and Taunton£33.5k
United Kingdom£37.4k
Taunton average salary by year

Taunton average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Taunton average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
South Somerset£27.8k£34.5k
Somerset West and Taunton£26.5k£38.2k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

Taunton median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 24.0k in Sedgemoor and 29.2k in South Somerset. 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.
Taunton median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Somerset West and Taunton£29.0k
South Somerset£29.2k
United Kingdom£30.4k
Taunton median salary by year

Taunton median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Taunton median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Somerset West and Taunton£24.6k£32.2k
South Somerset£26.0k£29.9k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

Taunton unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.7% in South Somerset and 4% in Sedgemoor. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Taunton unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
South Somerset2.7%
Somerset West and Taunton3.2%
United Kingdom3.8%
Taunton unemployment rate by year

Taunton 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 Sedgemoor 008, with £23.1k. The area with the highest average net income was Taunton Deane 011, with £37.2k. Median income was £30.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £30.6k. 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).

Taunton net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Sedgemoor 008 £23.1k
median £30.6k
highest Taunton Deane 011 £37.2k

Taunton 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.

Taunton relative housing costs map

Taunton working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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Taunton working age population share
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