Watford average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 38.6k in Watford and 44.0k in Hertsmere. 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.
Watford average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
United Kingdom£37.4k
Three Rivers£39.3k
Watford average salary by year

Watford average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Watford average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
Three Rivers£31.7k£43.0k

Watford median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 30.3k in Watford and 34.0k in Three Rivers. 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.
Watford median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
United Kingdom£30.4k
Three Rivers£34.0k
Watford median salary by year

Watford median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Watford median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Three Rivers£29.9k£37.3k

Watford unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 3.2% in Three Rivers and 3.5% in Hertsmere. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Watford unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Three Rivers3.2%
United Kingdom3.8%
Watford unemployment rate by year

Watford 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 Watford 010, with £33.5k. The area with the highest average net income was Three Rivers 005, with £54.8k. Median income was £42.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £42.2k. 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).

Watford net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Watford 010 £33.5k
median £42.2k
highest Three Rivers 005 £54.8k

Watford 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.

Watford relative housing costs map

Watford working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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Watford working age population share
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