East Sussex average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £26.5k in Hastings and £37.7k in Brighton and Hove. 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 Sussex average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Hastings£26.5k
Rother£27.2k
Lewes£32.3k
Wealden£32.3k
Eastbourne£34.8k
Brighton and Hove£37.7k
United Kingdom£38.6k
East Sussex average salary by year

East Sussex average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £24.7k in Hastings and £31.9k in Brighton and Hove. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £27.7k in Hastings and £41.7k in Brighton and Hove. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
East Sussex average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Hastings£24.7k£27.7k
Rother£28.7k£26.0k
Lewes£27.3k£36.3k
Wealden£28.4k£35.3k
Eastbourne£29.9k£39.1k
Brighton and Hove£31.9k£41.7k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

East Sussex median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £24.3k in Rother and £33.3k in Brighton and Hove. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
East Sussex median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Rother£24.3k
Hastings£24.7k
Lewes£27.8k
Wealden£28.1k
Eastbourne£29.8k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Brighton and Hove£33.3k
East Sussex median salary by year

East Sussex median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £23.6k in Hastings and £28.7k in Brighton and Hove. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £25.1k in Hastings and £36.2k in Brighton and Hove. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
East Sussex median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
RotherN/A£24.2k
Hastings£23.6k£25.1k
Lewes£22.8k£32.1k
Wealden£25.4k£30.1k
Eastbourne£24.4kN/A
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Brighton and Hove£28.7k£36.2k

East Sussex unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.7% in Wealden and 4.4% in Hastings. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
East Sussex unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Wealden2.7%
Rother3.3%
Lewes3.5%
Brighton and Hove4.1%
Eastbourne4.2%
Hastings4.4%
United Kingdom4.8%
East Sussex unemployment rate by year

East Sussex house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 8.4 in Eastbourne and 11.3 in Brighton and Hove. Ie. Eastbourne resident with middle-income needs 8.4 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Brighton and Hove needs 11.3 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
East Sussex house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
Eastbourne8.4
Hastings9.2
Lewes9.8
Wealden9.8
Rother10.2
Brighton and Hove11.3
East Sussex house price to earnings ratio history

East Sussex 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 Hastings 011, with £23.7k. The area with the highest average net income was Wealden 002, with £48.9k. Median income was £34.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £34.2k. 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 Sussex net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Hastings 011 £23.7k
median £34.2k
highest Wealden 002 £48.9k

East Sussex 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 Sussex relative housing costs map

East Sussex working age population share

2019 population estimates.

42.5

East Sussex
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
East Sussex working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15140k16.5%19.1%
16-64525k61.9%62.3%
65+183k21.6%18.5%

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