East London average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £36.6k in Waltham Forest and £69.7k in Tower Hamlets. 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.
East London average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Waltham Forest£36.6k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Newham£40.6k
Hackney£41.1k
Tower Hamlets£69.7k
East London average salary by year

East London average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £28.8k in Waltham Forest and £57.5k in Tower Hamlets. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £40.7k in Waltham Forest and £78.5k in Tower Hamlets. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
East London average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Waltham Forest£28.8k£40.7k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Newham£36.5k£43.4k
Hackney£35.2k£46.9k
Tower Hamlets£57.5k£78.5k

East London median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £33.4k in Newham and £50.9k in Tower Hamlets. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
East London median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
United Kingdom£31.5k
Newham£33.4k
Waltham Forest£34.8k
Hackney£36.6k
Tower Hamlets£50.9k
East London median salary by year

East London median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £31.3k in Newham and £42.0k in Tower Hamlets. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £ in Newham and £56.7k in Tower Hamlets. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
East London median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Newham£31.3kN/A
Waltham Forest£27.1k£41.4k
Hackney£32.7k£39.2k
Tower Hamlets£42.0k£56.7k

East London unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 4.6% in Hackney and 5.4% in Waltham Forest. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
East London unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Hackney4.6%
United Kingdom4.8%
Newham5.1%
Tower Hamlets5.4%
Waltham Forest5.4%
East London unemployment rate by year

East London house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 11.5 in Tower Hamlets and 16.1 in Hackney. Ie. Tower Hamlets resident with middle-income needs 11.5 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Hackney needs 16.1 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
East London house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
Tower Hamlets11.5
Waltham Forest12.8
Newham13
Hackney16.1
East London house price to earnings ratio history

East London 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 Waltham Forest 020, with £30.4k. The area with the highest average net income was Tower Hamlets 033, with £93.8k. Median income was £35.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £35.4k. 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).

East London net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Waltham Forest 020 £30.4k
median £35.4k
highest Tower Hamlets 033 £93.8k

East London 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.

East London relative housing costs map

East London working age population share

2019 population estimates.

33.9

East London
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
East London working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15241k21.2%19.1%
16-64798k70.4%62.3%
65+95.6k8.4%18.5%

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