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Dorset average salary comparison

Gross average income in 2018 for full-time employees by local government district. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments.

Dorset average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2018
ChristchurchN/A
Weymouth and Portland£25.4k
North Dorset£31.4k
Purbeck£32.2k
West Dorset£32.3k
Poole£35.0k
East Dorset£36.6k
United Kingdom£36.6k
Bournemouth£37.2k
Dorset average salary by year

Dorset average salary comparison by sex

Gross average salary in 2018 for female and male.

Dorset average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Christchurch£25.2kN/A
Weymouth and Portland£24.2k£26.7k
North Dorset£32.3k£30.8k
Purbeck£27.0k£34.5k
West Dorset£27.4k£35.5k
Poole£28.3k£38.8k
East Dorset£35.0k£37.4k
United Kingdom£31.0k£40.2k
Bournemouth£29.7k£41.5k

Dorset median salary comparison

Gross median income in 2018 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.

Dorset median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2018
Weymouth and Portland£24.7k
West Dorset£26.0k
Christchurch£27.0k
North Dorset£27.7k
Bournemouth£29.5k
United Kingdom£29.6k
Purbeck£29.7k
East Dorset£30.0k
Poole£30.2k
Dorset median salary by year

Dorset median salary comparison by sex

Gross median salary in 2018 for female and male.

Dorset median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Weymouth and Portland£24.3k£25.1k
West DorsetN/A£28.4k
ChristchurchN/A£41.6k
North Dorset£27.6k£27.3k
Bournemouth£24.5k£32.5k
United Kingdom£26.1k£31.8k
PurbeckN/A£29.7k
East Dorset£29.5k£30.6k
Poole£22.5kN/A

Dorset unemployment rate comparison

Dorset unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2018
East Dorset2.2%
North Dorset2.3%
Purbeck2.4%
West Dorset2.4%
Christchurch2.5%
Poole3%
Weymouth and Portland3%
Bournemouth3.5%
United Kingdom4%
Dorset unemployment rate by year

Dorset 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 Bournemouth 019, with £21.6k. The area with the highest average net income was East Dorset 007, with £38.8k. Median income was £31.0k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £31.0k. 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).

Dorset net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Bournemouth 019 £21.6k
median £31.0k
highest East Dorset 007 £38.8k

Dorset 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.

Dorset relative housing costs map

Dorset working age population share

2017 population estimates.

44.1

Dorset
average age

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England & Wales
average age
Dorset working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15127k16.5%19.1%
16-64453k58.8%62.8%
65+191k24.8%18.2%

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