Cumbria average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.1k in South Lakeland and £47.8k in Copeland. 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.
Cumbria average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
South Lakeland£28.1k
Allerdale£29.7k
Eden£32.2k
Carlisle£33.9k
Barrow-in-Furness£38.2k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Copeland£47.8k
Cumbria average salary by year

Cumbria average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £23.8k in South Lakeland and £38.9k in Copeland. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £31.0k in South Lakeland and £53.9k in Copeland. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Cumbria average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
South Lakeland£23.8k£31.0k
Allerdale£26.0k£31.4k
Eden£28.7k£35.7k
Carlisle£32.2k£34.9k
Barrow-in-Furness£30.8k£41.9k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Copeland£38.9k£53.9k

Cumbria median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £24.8k in South Lakeland and £49.5k in Copeland. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Cumbria median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
South Lakeland£24.8k
Allerdale£26.8k
Eden£27.2k
Carlisle£29.3k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Barrow-in-Furness£36.3k
Copeland£49.5k
Cumbria median salary by year

Cumbria median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £20.0k in South Lakeland and £39.6k in Copeland. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.1k in South Lakeland and £54.6k in Copeland. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Cumbria median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
South Lakeland£20.0k£27.1k
AllerdaleN/A£29.4k
Eden£24.3k£30.8k
Carlisle£26.9k£31.9k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Barrow-in-Furness£27.9k£39.5k
Copeland£39.6k£54.6k

Cumbria unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 1.5% in Eden and 4% in Barrow-in-Furness. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Cumbria unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Eden1.5%
South Lakeland1.8%
Allerdale2.6%
Carlisle2.7%
Copeland2.8%
Barrow-in-Furness4%
United Kingdom4.8%
Cumbria unemployment rate by year

Cumbria house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 3.8 in Copeland and 8.2 in South Lakeland. Ie. Copeland resident with middle-income needs 3.8 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in South Lakeland needs 8.2 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Cumbria house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Copeland3.8
Barrow-in-Furness4
Allerdale5.4
Carlisle5.4
Eden7.3
England and Wales7.7
South Lakeland8.2
Cumbria house price to earnings ratio history

Cumbria 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 Barrow-in-Furness 008, with £19.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Copeland 007, with £37.0k. Median income was £29.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.8k. 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).

Cumbria net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Barrow-in-Furness 008 £19.6k
median £29.8k
highest Copeland 007 £37.0k

Cumbria 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.

Cumbria relative housing costs map

Cumbria working age population share

2019 population estimates.

44.7

Cumbria
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Cumbria working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1582.3k16.5%19.1%
16-64295k59.1%62.3%
65+122k24.5%18.5%

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