Ipswich average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.6k in Breckland and £37.9k in Mid Suffolk. 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.
Ipswich average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Breckland£28.6k
Babergh£31.1k
Ipswich£32.6k
West Suffolk£32.9k
East Suffolk£34.5k
Mid Suffolk£37.9k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Ipswich average salary by year

Ipswich average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £27.0k in Breckland and £25.5k in Mid Suffolk. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £29.5k in Breckland and £42.2k in Mid Suffolk. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Ipswich average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Breckland£27.0k£29.5k
Babergh£23.9k£33.6k
Ipswich£27.9k£36.3k
West Suffolk£28.4k£35.8k
East Suffolk£29.0k£37.3k
Mid Suffolk£25.5k£42.2k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Ipswich median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.6k in Breckland and £30.7k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Ipswich median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Breckland£26.6k
Babergh£26.6k
Ipswich£27.7k
West Suffolk£28.6k
East Suffolk£29.2k
Mid Suffolk£30.7k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Ipswich median salary by year

Ipswich median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £24.7k in Breckland and £23.0k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.4k in Breckland and £35.1k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Ipswich median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Breckland£24.7k£27.4k
BaberghN/A£29.1k
Ipswich£25.9k£31.8k
West Suffolk£23.1k£32.7k
East SuffolkN/A£33.0k
Mid Suffolk£23.0k£35.1k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Ipswich unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3% in West Suffolk and 4.4% in Ipswich. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Ipswich unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
West Suffolk3%
Babergh3.2%
Mid Suffolk3.4%
Breckland4%
East Suffolk4%
Ipswich4.4%
United Kingdom4.5%
Ipswich unemployment rate by year

Ipswich house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 7.1 in Ipswich and 8.9 in West Suffolk. Ie. Ipswich resident with middle-income needs 7.1 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in West Suffolk needs 8.9 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Ipswich house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Ipswich7.1
England and Wales7.7
East Suffolk7.9
Breckland8.3
Babergh8.8
Mid Suffolk8.8
West Suffolk8.9
Ipswich house price to earnings ratio history

Ipswich 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 Breckland 015, with £27.2k. The area with the highest average net income was St Edmundsbury 005, with £45.7k. Median income was £35.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £35.8k. 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).

Ipswich net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Breckland 015 £27.2k
median £35.8k
highest St Edmundsbury 005 £45.7k

Ipswich 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.

Ipswich relative housing costs map

Ipswich working age population share

2019 population estimates.

43.1

Ipswich
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Ipswich working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15115k18.2%19.1%
16-64371k58.7%62.3%
65+146k23.1%18.5%

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