Leicester average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £26.3k in Melton and £36.8k in Charnwood. 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.
Leicester average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Melton£26.3k
Oadby and Wigston£28.2k
Leicester£32.7k
Hinckley and Bosworth£33.2k
North West Leicestershire£33.5k
Rutland£34.0k
Harborough£34.4k
Blaby£35.6k
Charnwood£36.8k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Leicester average salary by year

Leicester average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £23.4k in Melton and £28.3k in Charnwood. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £27.9k in Melton and £41.4k in Charnwood. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Leicester average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Melton£23.4k£27.9k
Oadby and Wigston£22.4k£32.1k
Leicester£29.2k£35.2k
Hinckley and Bosworth£26.6k£35.7k
North West Leicestershire£29.1k£35.5k
Rutland£28.5k£36.5k
HarboroughN/A£37.3k
Blaby£30.3k£40.0k
Charnwood£28.3k£41.4k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Leicester median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £24.2k in Melton and £31.0k in Blaby. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Leicester median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
HarboroughN/A
Melton£24.2k
Oadby and Wigston£24.8k
Leicester£28.6k
North West Leicestershire£29.0k
Hinckley and Bosworth£29.1k
Charnwood£29.3k
Rutland£30.3k
Blaby£31.0k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Leicester median salary by year

Leicester median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £22.0k in Melton and £24.5k in Blaby. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £24.7k in Melton and £35.6k in Blaby. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Leicester median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
HarboroughN/A£29.3k
Melton£22.0k£24.7k
Oadby and WigstonN/A£28.0k
Leicester£26.0k£30.6k
North West Leicestershire£24.7k£31.2k
Hinckley and Bosworth£22.2k£31.8k
Charnwood£21.9k£33.3k
RutlandN/A£31.8k
Blaby£24.5k£35.6k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Leicester unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.8% in Harborough and 5.5% in Leicester. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Leicester unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Harborough2.8%
Hinckley and Bosworth2.8%
Rutland2.8%
Blaby3.3%
Charnwood3.3%
Melton3.5%
Oadby and Wigston3.5%
North West Leicestershire3.6%
United Kingdom4.8%
Leicester5.5%
Leicester unemployment rate by year

Leicester house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.8 in North West Leicestershire and 9 in Rutland. Ie. North West Leicestershire resident with middle-income needs 6.8 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Rutland needs 9 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Leicester house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
North West Leicestershire6.8
Charnwood7
Hinckley and Bosworth7
Blaby7.1
Leicester7.5
England and Wales7.7
Oadby and Wigston7.8
Melton8.4
Harborough8.6
Rutland9
Leicester house price to earnings ratio history

Leicester 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 Leicester 040, with £22.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Charnwood 016, with £40.9k. Median income was £29.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.6k. 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).

Leicester net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Leicester 040 £22.6k
median £29.6k
highest Charnwood 016 £40.9k

Leicester 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.

Leicester relative housing costs map

Leicester working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.5

Leicester
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Leicester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15200k19.1%19.1%
16-64658k63.1%62.3%
65+185k17.8%18.5%

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