Cheshire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £32.5k in Cheshire West and Chester and £36.9k in Halton. 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.
Cheshire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Cheshire West and Chester£32.5k
Cheshire East£36.0k
Warrington£36.5k
Halton£36.9k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Cheshire average salary by year

Cheshire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £29.6k in Cheshire West and Chester and £32.5k in Halton. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £35.0k in Cheshire West and Chester and £40.1k in Halton. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Cheshire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Cheshire West and Chester£29.6k£35.0k
Cheshire East£31.6k£38.8k
Warrington£34.2k£37.8k
Halton£32.5k£40.1k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Cheshire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £28.7k in Cheshire West and Chester and £31.1k in Warrington. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Cheshire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Cheshire West and Chester£28.7k
Cheshire East£30.3k
Halton£31.0k
Warrington£31.1k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Cheshire median salary by year

Cheshire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £25.9k in Cheshire West and Chester and £29.0k in Warrington. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £31.5k in Cheshire West and Chester and £32.0k in Warrington. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Cheshire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Cheshire West and Chester£25.9k£31.5k
Cheshire East£27.0k£32.9k
Halton£27.2k£33.8k
Warrington£29.0k£32.0k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Cheshire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.1% in Cheshire West and Chester and 4.5% in Halton. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Cheshire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Cheshire West and Chester3.1%
Warrington3.3%
Cheshire East3.5%
United Kingdom4.5%
Halton4.5%
Cheshire unemployment rate by year

Cheshire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 5.3 in Halton and 7.4 in Cheshire East. Ie. Halton resident with middle-income needs 5.3 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Cheshire East needs 7.4 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Cheshire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Halton5.3
Warrington6.1
Cheshire West and Chester6.4
Cheshire East7.4
England and Wales7.7
Cheshire house price to earnings ratio history

Cheshire 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 Cheshire East 036, with £21.8k. The area with the highest average net income was Warrington 025, with £62.6k. Median income was £32.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £32.3k. 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).

Cheshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Cheshire East 036 £21.8k
median £32.3k
highest Warrington 025 £62.6k

Cheshire 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.

Cheshire relative housing costs map

Cheshire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

42.4

Cheshire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Cheshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15196k18.4%19.1%
16-64644k60.4%62.3%
65+226k21.2%18.5%

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