Bristol average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £35.3k in North Somerset and £39.0k in Bristol. 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.
Bristol average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
North Somerset£35.3k
Bath and North East Somerset£36.4k
South Gloucestershire£38.0k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Bristol£39.0k
Bristol average salary by year

Bristol average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £26.9k in North Somerset and £35.5k in Bristol. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £41.3k in North Somerset and £41.4k in Bristol. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Bristol average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
North Somerset£26.9k£41.3k
Bath and North East SomersetN/A£40.0k
South Gloucestershire£30.9k£40.8k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Bristol£35.5k£41.4k

Bristol median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £28.1k in North Somerset and £35.0k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Bristol median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Bath and North East SomersetN/A
North Somerset£28.1k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Bristol£33.0k
South Gloucestershire£35.0k
Bristol median salary by year

Bristol median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £22.9k in North Somerset and £27.1k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £32.3k in North Somerset and £36.9k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Bristol median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Bath and North East SomersetN/AN/A
North Somerset£22.9k£32.3k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Bristol£30.2k£35.5k
South Gloucestershire£27.1k£36.9k

Bristol unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.3% in Bath and North East Somerset and 4.6% in Bristol. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Bristol unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Bath and North East Somerset3.3%
South Gloucestershire3.4%
North Somerset3.7%
United Kingdom4.5%
Bristol4.6%
Bristol unemployment rate by year

Bristol house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 8.4 in North Somerset and 10 in Bath and North East Somerset. Ie. North Somerset resident with middle-income needs 8.4 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Bath and North East Somerset needs 10 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Bristol house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
North Somerset8.4
South Gloucestershire8.7
Bristol8.9
Bath and North East Somerset10
Bristol house price to earnings ratio history

Bristol 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 Bristol 056, with £20.3k. The area with the highest average net income was South Gloucestershire 021, with £53.7k. Median income was £32.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £32.8k. 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).

Bristol net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Bristol 056 £20.3k
median £32.8k
highest South Gloucestershire 021 £53.7k

Bristol 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.

Bristol relative housing costs map

Bristol working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.5

Bristol
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Bristol working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15192k18.4%19.1%
16-64664k63.8%62.3%
65+185k17.8%18.5%

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