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West Yorkshire 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.

West Yorkshire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
Bradford£28.8k
Wakefield£29.7k
Kirklees£29.7k
Calderdale£30.5k
Leeds£33.1k
United Kingdom£35.4k

West Yorkshire 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.

West Yorkshire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
Kirklees£24.9k
Wakefield£25.1k
Bradford£25.6k
Calderdale£26.9k
Leeds£28.3k
United Kingdom£28.8k

West Yorkshire unemployment rate comparison 2017

West Yorkshire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
Calderdale4.2%
United Kingdom4.4%
Kirklees4.7%
Leeds4.7%
Wakefield5.4%
Bradford6.2%

West Yorkshire 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.

West Yorkshire average salary by year

West Yorkshire median salary

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

West Yorkshire median salary by year

West Yorkshire unemployment rate

West Yorkshire unemployment rate by year

West Yorkshire 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 Leeds 086, with £16.8k. The area with the highest average income was Leeds 012, with £43.6k. Median income was £28k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £28k. 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).

West Yorkshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Leeds 086 £16.8k
median £28k
highest Leeds 012 £43.6k

West Yorkshire 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.

West Yorkshire relative housing costs map

West Yorkshire working age population share

2017 population estimates.

West Yorkshire working age population share

Related reports

West Yorkshire population statistics


West Yorkshire crime statistics


West Yorkshire real estate market


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