Portsmouth average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £30.2k in Chichester and £37.2k in Havant. 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.
Portsmouth average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Chichester£30.2k
Portsmouth£34.3k
Fareham£35.0k
Gosport£37.2k
Havant£37.2k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Portsmouth average salary by year

Portsmouth average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £30.3k in Chichester and £31.6k in Havant. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £30.1k in Chichester and £41.4k in Havant. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Portsmouth average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Chichester£30.3k£30.1k
Portsmouth£28.4k£37.6k
Fareham£28.2k£39.7k
Gosport£25.2k£44.5k
Havant£31.6k£41.4k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Portsmouth median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £27.0k in Chichester and £31.6k in Gosport. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Portsmouth median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Chichester£27.0k
Havant£28.6k
Fareham£28.7k
Portsmouth£31.4k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Gosport£31.6k
Portsmouth median salary by year

Portsmouth median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £26.1k in Chichester and £22.7k in Portsmouth. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.1k in Chichester and £35.5k in Portsmouth. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Portsmouth median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Chichester£26.1k£27.1k
Havant£25.7k£29.1k
Fareham£25.0k£33.0k
Portsmouth£22.7k£35.5k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
GosportN/A£37.7k

Portsmouth unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.2% in Fareham and 5.3% in Portsmouth. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Portsmouth unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Fareham3.2%
Chichester3.7%
Gosport4.1%
United Kingdom4.5%
Havant5%
Portsmouth5.3%
Portsmouth unemployment rate by year

Portsmouth house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 7.1 in Gosport and 10.5 in Chichester. Ie. Gosport resident with middle-income needs 7.1 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Chichester needs 10.5 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Portsmouth house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Gosport7.1
Portsmouth7.4
England and Wales7.7
Fareham8.5
Havant9
Chichester10.5
Portsmouth house price to earnings ratio history

Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 016, with £26.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Fareham 004, with £41.1k. Median income was £34.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £34.2k. 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).

Portsmouth net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Portsmouth 016 £26.2k
median £34.2k
highest Fareham 004 £41.1k

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth relative housing costs map

Portsmouth working age population share

2019 population estimates.

42.8

Portsmouth
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Portsmouth working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15147k17.1%19.1%
16-64517k60.2%62.3%
65+194k22.6%18.5%

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