Suffolk average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £31.1k in Babergh and £37.9k in Mid Suffolk. 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.
Suffolk average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Babergh£31.1k
Ipswich£32.6k
West Suffolk£32.9k
East Suffolk£34.5k
Mid Suffolk£37.9k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Suffolk average salary by year

Suffolk average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £23.9k in Babergh and £25.5k in Mid Suffolk. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £33.6k in Babergh and £42.2k in Mid Suffolk. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Suffolk average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Babergh£23.9k£33.6k
Ipswich£27.9k£36.3k
West Suffolk£28.4k£35.8k
East Suffolk£29.0k£37.3k
Mid Suffolk£25.5k£42.2k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Suffolk median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.6k in Babergh and £30.7k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Suffolk median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Babergh£26.6k
Ipswich£27.7k
West Suffolk£28.6k
East Suffolk£29.2k
Mid Suffolk£30.7k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Suffolk median salary by year

Suffolk median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £25.9k in Ipswich and £23.0k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £31.8k in Ipswich and £35.1k in Mid Suffolk. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Suffolk median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
BaberghN/A£29.1k
Ipswich£25.9k£31.8k
West Suffolk£23.1k£32.7k
East SuffolkN/A£33.0k
Mid Suffolk£23.0k£35.1k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Suffolk unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.1% in Mid Suffolk and 4% in Ipswich. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Suffolk unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Mid Suffolk2.1%
West Suffolk2.3%
East Suffolk2.7%
Babergh2.8%
Ipswich4%
United Kingdom4.8%
Suffolk unemployment rate by year

Suffolk house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 7.1 in Ipswich and 8.9 in West Suffolk. Ie. Ipswich resident with middle-income needs 7.1 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in West Suffolk needs 8.9 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Suffolk house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Ipswich7.1
England and Wales7.7
East Suffolk7.9
Babergh8.8
Mid Suffolk8.8
West Suffolk8.9
Suffolk house price to earnings ratio history

Suffolk 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 Waveney 004, with £23.8k. The area with the highest average net income was St Edmundsbury 005, with £45.7k. Median income was £35.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £35.7k. 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).

Suffolk net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Waveney 004 £23.8k
median £35.7k
highest St Edmundsbury 005 £45.7k

Suffolk 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.

Suffolk relative housing costs map

Suffolk working age population share

2019 population estimates.

43.3

Suffolk
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Suffolk working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15138k18.1%19.1%
16-64444k58.4%62.3%
65+179k23.6%18.5%

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