Gloucestershire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £30.8k in Cotswold and £38.0k in South Gloucestershire. 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.
Gloucestershire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Forest of DeanN/A
Cotswold£30.8k
Stroud£33.7k
Gloucester£35.1k
Cheltenham£35.3k
Tewkesbury£37.1k
South Gloucestershire£38.0k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Gloucestershire average salary by year

Gloucestershire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £22.8k in Forest of Dean and £30.9k in South Gloucestershire. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £ in Forest of Dean and £40.8k in South Gloucestershire. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Gloucestershire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Forest of Dean£22.8kN/A
Cotswold£22.4k£34.9k
Stroud£30.4k£35.8k
GloucesterN/A£37.3k
Cheltenham£33.1k£36.7k
TewkesburyN/A£37.5k
South Gloucestershire£30.9k£40.8k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Gloucestershire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £25.0k in Cotswold and £35.0k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Gloucestershire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Cotswold£25.0k
Forest of Dean£25.5k
Gloucester£29.3k
Cheltenham£29.9k
Stroud£31.5k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Tewkesbury£33.4k
South Gloucestershire£35.0k
Gloucestershire median salary by year

Gloucestershire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £20.8k in Cotswold and £27.1k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.8k in Cotswold and £36.9k in South Gloucestershire. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Gloucestershire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Cotswold£20.8k£27.8k
Forest of Dean£22.8k£26.5k
Gloucester£23.4k£33.4k
CheltenhamN/A£31.2k
Stroud£26.2k£33.5k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Tewkesbury£24.3k£36.5k
South Gloucestershire£27.1k£36.9k

Gloucestershire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.3% in Stroud and 4.1% in Gloucester. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Gloucestershire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Stroud2.3%
Cotswold2.5%
South Gloucestershire3%
Forest of Dean3.1%
Cheltenham3.2%
Tewkesbury3.2%
Gloucester4.1%
United Kingdom4.8%
Gloucestershire unemployment rate by year

Gloucestershire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 7 in Gloucester and 11.5 in Cotswold. Ie. Gloucester resident with middle-income needs 7 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Cotswold needs 11.5 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Gloucestershire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Gloucester7
Forest of Dean7.6
England and Wales7.7
Cheltenham8.2
Tewkesbury8.3
South Gloucestershire8.7
Stroud9.4
Cotswold11.5
Gloucestershire house price to earnings ratio history

Gloucestershire 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 Gloucester 005, with £23.2k. The area with the highest average net income was South Gloucestershire 021, with £53.7k. Median income was £34.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £34.8k. 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).

Gloucestershire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Gloucester 005 £23.2k
median £34.8k
highest South Gloucestershire 021 £53.7k

Gloucestershire 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.

Gloucestershire relative housing costs map

Gloucestershire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

42

Gloucestershire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Gloucestershire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15169k18.3%19.1%
16-64563k61.0%62.3%
65+191k20.7%18.5%

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