Norfolk average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.6k in Breckland and £34.9k in Great Yarmouth. 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.
Norfolk average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Breckland£28.6k
North Norfolk£33.0k
South Norfolk£33.1k
Norwich£33.2k
King's Lynn and West Norfolk£33.9k
Broadland£34.5k
Great Yarmouth£34.9k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Norfolk average salary by year

Norfolk average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £27.0k in Breckland and £27.6k in Great Yarmouth. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £29.5k in Breckland and £38.3k in Great Yarmouth. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Norfolk average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Breckland£27.0k£29.5k
North Norfolk£28.5k£35.2k
South NorfolkN/A£37.1k
Norwich£29.2k£36.4k
King's Lynn and West Norfolk£27.8k£37.0k
Broadland£30.3k£36.3k
Great Yarmouth£27.6k£38.3k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Norfolk median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.6k in Breckland and £29.9k in Broadland. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Norfolk median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Breckland£26.6k
Norwich£28.5k
North Norfolk£28.7k
King's Lynn and West Norfolk£29.0k
South Norfolk£29.1k
Great Yarmouth£29.4k
Broadland£29.9k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Norfolk median salary by year

Norfolk median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £24.7k in Breckland and £22.8k in Broadland. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.4k in Breckland and £31.0k in Broadland. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Norfolk median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Breckland£24.7k£27.4k
Norwich£25.5kN/A
North NorfolkN/A£28.8k
King's Lynn and West Norfolk£21.7k£31.4k
South NorfolkN/A£31.6k
Great Yarmouth£25.6k£30.8k
Broadland£22.8k£31.0k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Norfolk unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2% in South Norfolk and 4.9% in Great Yarmouth. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Norfolk unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
South Norfolk2%
Broadland2.2%
North Norfolk2.2%
Breckland2.4%
King's Lynn and West Norfolk3.2%
Norwich4%
United Kingdom4.8%
Great Yarmouth4.9%
Norfolk unemployment rate by year

Norfolk house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.9 in Great Yarmouth and 9.8 in North Norfolk. Ie. Great Yarmouth resident with middle-income needs 6.9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in North Norfolk needs 9.8 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Norfolk house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Great Yarmouth6.9
Norwich7.2
England and Wales7.7
King's Lynn and West Norfolk7.9
Breckland8.3
Broadland8.3
South Norfolk8.6
North Norfolk9.8
Norfolk house price to earnings ratio history

Norfolk 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 Great Yarmouth 006, with £20.4k. The area with the highest average net income was South Norfolk 002, with £42.7k. Median income was £33.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £33.4k. 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).

Norfolk net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Great Yarmouth 006 £20.4k
median £33.4k
highest South Norfolk 002 £42.7k

Norfolk 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.

Norfolk relative housing costs map

Norfolk working age population share

2019 population estimates.

43.8

Norfolk
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Norfolk working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15154k17.0%19.1%
16-64531k58.5%62.3%
65+223k24.5%18.5%

Other reports for Norfolk county

population statistics

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property prices

home features

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