Lancashire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.3k in Pendle and £43.0k in Ribble Valley. 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.
Lancashire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Pendle£28.3k
Blackpool£28.3k
Burnley£29.5k
Rossendale£29.7k
Blackburn with Darwen£30.2k
Wyre£30.7k
Chorley£31.1k
Preston£31.8k
South Ribble£32.1k
Lancaster£33.2k
Hyndburn£34.2k
West Lancashire£34.3k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Fylde£40.4k
Ribble Valley£43.0k
Lancashire average salary by year

Lancashire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £24.6k in Pendle and £28.7k in Ribble Valley. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £29.7k in Pendle and £47.3k in Ribble Valley. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Lancashire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Pendle£24.6k£29.7k
Blackpool£27.6k£28.9k
Burnley£25.8k£31.9k
Rossendale£27.3k£31.6k
Blackburn with Darwen£29.6k£30.6k
Wyre£27.2k£32.1k
Chorley£30.3k£31.9k
Preston£30.3k£33.1k
South Ribble£28.7k£33.4k
Lancaster£29.1k£35.4k
Hyndburn£27.6k£37.2k
West Lancashire£27.5k£37.5k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Fylde£29.5k£46.3k
Ribble Valley£28.7k£47.3k

Lancashire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £23.5k in Pendle and £38.3k in Ribble Valley. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Lancashire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Pendle£23.5k
Burnley£24.5k
Blackburn with Darwen£24.8k
Blackpool£24.8k
Wyre£26.1k
Rossendale£26.2k
Preston£26.9k
Chorley£27.8k
Lancaster£29.2k
West Lancashire£29.8k
Hyndburn£30.0k
South Ribble£30.8k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Fylde£35.2k
Ribble Valley£38.3k
Lancashire median salary by year

Lancashire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £23.2k in Blackburn with Darwen and £23.4k in Fylde. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £25.0k in Blackburn with Darwen and £39.9k in Fylde. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Lancashire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
PendleN/A£25.6k
BurnleyN/A£27.8k
Blackburn with Darwen£23.2k£25.0k
Blackpool£24.9k£24.6k
WyreN/A£27.6k
Rossendale£27.1k£22.3k
Preston£25.5k£28.0k
Chorley£27.5k£27.7k
Lancaster£25.3k£31.2k
West LancashireN/A£33.0k
HyndburnN/A£31.4k
South Ribble£25.0k£32.2k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Fylde£23.4k£39.9k
Ribble ValleyN/AN/A

Lancashire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.5% in Ribble Valley and 5.5% in Blackpool. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Lancashire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Ribble Valley2.5%
South Ribble2.9%
Chorley3.6%
Fylde3.6%
Rossendale3.7%
West Lancashire3.7%
Wyre3.7%
Pendle4.3%
Lancaster4.4%
United Kingdom4.5%
Preston4.6%
Hyndburn5%
Burnley5.1%
Blackburn with Darwen5.4%
Blackpool5.5%
Lancashire unemployment rate by year

Lancashire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 3.3 in Burnley and 7.1 in Ribble Valley. Ie. Burnley resident with middle-income needs 3.3 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Ribble Valley needs 7.1 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Lancashire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Burnley3.3
Hyndburn4
Pendle4.1
Blackpool4.6
Blackburn with Darwen4.8
Rossendale5.2
Chorley5.5
Lancaster5.5
Preston5.6
Wyre5.8
South Ribble5.9
Fylde6.2
West Lancashire6.7
Ribble Valley7.1
England and Wales7.7
Lancashire house price to earnings ratio history

Lancashire 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 Blackpool 010, with £16.9k. The area with the highest average net income was Preston 002, with £42.0k. Median income was £27.5k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.5k. 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).

Lancashire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Blackpool 010 £16.9k
median £27.5k
highest Preston 002 £42.0k

Lancashire 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.

Lancashire relative housing costs map

Lancashire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41.2

Lancashire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Lancashire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15286k19.0%19.1%
16-64920k60.9%62.3%
65+303k20.1%18.5%

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