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Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
South Tyneside£28.3k
Gateshead£29k
Sunderland£30.7k
North Tyneside£30.8k
Newcastle upon Tyne£35k
United Kingdom£35.4k

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
South Tyneside£23.3k
Gateshead£24.9k
North Tyneside£26.2k
Sunderland£26.2k
Newcastle upon Tyne£28.5k
United Kingdom£28.8k

Tyne and Wear unemployment rate comparison 2017

Tyne and Wear unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
United Kingdom4.4%
Gateshead5.7%
North Tyneside5.8%
Sunderland6.3%
Newcastle upon Tyne6.9%
South Tyneside7.6%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear average salary by year

Tyne and Wear median salary

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

Tyne and Wear median salary by year

Tyne and Wear unemployment rate

Tyne and Wear unemployment rate by year

Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 029, with £21.6k. The area with the highest average income was Newcastle upon Tyne 013, with £42.9k. Median income was £27.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.3k. 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).

Tyne and Wear net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Newcastle upon Tyne 029 £21.6k
median £27.3k
highest Newcastle upon Tyne 013 £42.9k

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear relative housing costs map

Tyne and Wear working age population share

2017 population estimates.

Tyne and Wear working age population share

Related reports

Tyne and Wear population statistics


Tyne and Wear crime statistics


Tyne and Wear real estate market


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