East Midlands average salary comparison

The average salary in East Midlands is £34.2k. 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 Midlands average salary comparison
RegionAverage salary in 2020
Yorkshire£33.3k
East Midlands£34.2k
North West£34.6k
West Midlands£35.5k
East of England£37.0k
United Kingdom£38.6k
South East£39.4k
East Midlands average salary by year

East Midlands average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in East Midlands is £29.0k. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male in East Midlands is £37.3k. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
East Midlands average salary comparison by sex
RegionFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Yorkshire£28.7k£36.2k
East Midlands£29.0k£37.3k
North West£30.9k£37.3k
West Midlands£30.1k£39.0k
East of England£31.7k£40.3k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
South East£33.3k£43.4k

East Midlands median salary comparison

The median salary in East Midlands is £29.1k. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
East Midlands median salary comparison
RegionMedian salary in 2020
Yorkshire£28.7k
East Midlands£29.1k
West Midlands£29.5k
North West£29.6k
East of England£31.0k
United Kingdom£31.5k
South East£33.0k
East Midlands median salary by year

East Midlands median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in East Midlands is £24.7k. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male in East Midlands is £32.0k. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
East Midlands median salary comparison by sex
RegionFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Yorkshire£25.3k£31.1k
East Midlands£24.7k£32.0k
West Midlands£26.3k£32.0k
North West£27.0k£31.7k
East of England£27.0k£33.4k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
South East£28.3k£36.3k

East Midlands unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in East Midlands is 4.9%. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
East Midlands unemployment rate comparison
RegionUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
South East4.1%
East of England4.3%
North West4.6%
Yorkshire4.7%
United Kingdom4.8%
East Midlands4.9%
West Midlands4.9%
East Midlands unemployment rate by year

East Midlands house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in East Midlands is 6.7. Ie. East Midlands resident with middle-income needs 6.7 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
East Midlands house price to earnings ratio
RegionMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
North West5.8
Yorkshire5.9
East Midlands6.7
West Midlands6.9
England and Wales7.7
East of England9
South East9.7
East Midlands house price to earnings ratio history

East Midlands 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 Lincolnshire, with £27.8k. The area with the highest average net income was Rutland, with £34.3k. Median income was £29.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.7k. 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 Midlands net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Lincolnshire £27.8k
median £29.7k
highest Rutland £34.3k

East Midlands 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 Midlands relative housing costs map

East Midlands working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41

East Midlands
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
East Midlands working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15963k18.6%19.1%
16-643.2M61.7%62.3%
65+1.0M19.6%18.5%

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