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Wigan 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.

Wigan average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary
Wigan£27.9k
United Kingdom£35.4k

Wigan 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.

Wigan median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary
Wigan£24.3k
United Kingdom£28.8k

Wigan unemployment rate comparison 2017

Wigan unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate
Wigan3.8%
United Kingdom4.4%

Wigan 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.

Wigan average salary by year

Wigan median salary

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

Wigan median salary by year

Wigan unemployment rate

Wigan unemployment rate by year

Wigan 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 Wigan 010, with £20.5k. The area with the highest average income was West Lancashire 005, with £37.2k. 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).

Wigan net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Wigan 010 £20.5k
median £27.3k
highest West Lancashire 005 £37.2k

Wigan 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.

Wigan relative housing costs map

Wigan working age population share

2017 population estimates.

Wigan working age population share

Related reports

Wigan population statistics


Wigan crime statistics


Wigan real estate market


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