Rochester average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £30.7k in Swale and £35.3k in Medway. 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.
Rochester average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Swale£30.7k
Maidstone£33.0k
Tonbridge and Malling£34.5k
Medway£35.3k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Rochester average salary by year

Rochester average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £25.5k in Swale and £29.5k in Medway. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £33.5k in Swale and £39.7k in Medway. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Rochester average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Swale£25.5k£33.5k
Maidstone£27.6k£36.0k
Tonbridge and Malling£29.3k£37.4k
Medway£29.5k£39.7k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Rochester median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.8k in Swale and £33.0k in Medway. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Rochester median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Swale£26.8k
Tonbridge and Malling£29.7k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Maidstone£31.5k
Medway£33.0k
Rochester median salary by year

Rochester median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £21.3k in Swale and £25.9k in Medway. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £29.0k in Swale and £34.5k in Medway. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Rochester median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Swale£21.3k£29.0k
Tonbridge and Malling£24.4k£31.9k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Maidstone£24.3k£34.0k
Medway£25.9k£34.5k

Rochester unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.4% in Tonbridge and Malling and 5.4% in Swale. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Rochester unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Tonbridge and Malling3.4%
Maidstone3.7%
United Kingdom4.5%
Medway4.7%
Swale5.4%
Rochester unemployment rate by year

Rochester house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 7.9 in Medway and 10.1 in Maidstone. Ie. Medway resident with middle-income needs 7.9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Maidstone needs 10.1 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Rochester house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
Medway7.9
Swale8
Tonbridge and Malling9.7
Maidstone10.1
Rochester house price to earnings ratio history

Rochester 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 Swale 001, with £27.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Tonbridge and Malling 007, with £54.0k. Median income was £36.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £36.7k. 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).

Rochester net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Swale 001 £27.2k
median £36.7k
highest Tonbridge and Malling 007 £54.0k

Rochester 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.

Rochester relative housing costs map

Rochester working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.7

Rochester
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Rochester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15137k20.6%19.1%
16-64410k61.7%62.3%
65+118k17.7%18.5%

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