Bolton average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.7k in Bolton and £31.2k in Bury. The UK average salary was £38.6k in 2020. 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 data was published in November 2020. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Bolton average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Bolton£28.7k
Blackburn with Darwen£30.2k
Bury£31.2k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Bolton average salary by year

Bolton average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £25.5k in Bolton and £27.1k in Bury. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £30.3k in Bolton and £35.0k in Bury. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Bolton average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Bolton£25.5k£30.3k
Blackburn with Darwen£29.6k£30.6k
Bury£27.1k£35.0k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Bolton median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £24.8k in Blackburn with Darwen and £26.8k in Bury. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Bolton median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Blackburn with Darwen£24.8k
Bolton£25.4k
Bury£26.8k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Bolton median salary by year

Bolton median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £23.2k in Blackburn with Darwen and £24.4k in Bury. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £25.0k in Blackburn with Darwen and £28.8k in Bury. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Bolton median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Blackburn with Darwen£23.2k£25.0k
Bolton£21.7k£26.9k
Bury£24.4k£28.8k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Bolton unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 4.2% in Bury and 5.4% in Blackburn with Darwen. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Bolton unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Bury4.2%
United Kingdom4.5%
Bolton5.3%
Blackburn with Darwen5.4%
Bolton unemployment rate by year

Bolton house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 4.8 in Blackburn with Darwen and 5.8 in Bury. Ie. Blackburn with Darwen resident with middle-income needs 4.8 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Bury needs 5.8 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Bolton house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Blackburn with Darwen4.8
Bolton5.1
Bury5.8
England and Wales7.7
Bolton house price to earnings ratio history

Bolton 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 Bolton 016, with £17.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Bolton 001, with £41.3k. Median income was £29.0k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.0k. 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).

Bolton net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Bolton 016 £17.6k
median £29.0k
highest Bolton 001 £41.3k

Bolton 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.

Bolton relative housing costs map

Bolton working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.9

Bolton
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Bolton working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1587.0k20.6%19.1%
16-64257k61.0%62.3%
65+77.1k18.3%18.5%

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