Wakefield average salary comparison

The average salary in Wakefield is ££35.3k. 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.
Wakefield average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Wakefield£35.3k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Wakefield average salary by year

Wakefield average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in Wakefield is ££31.4k. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male in Wakefield is ££38.2k. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Wakefield average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Wakefield£31.4k£38.2k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Wakefield median salary comparison

The median salary in Wakefield is ££28.0k. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Wakefield median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Wakefield£28.0k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Wakefield median salary by year

Wakefield median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in Wakefield is ££25.2k. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male in Wakefield is ££31.7k. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Wakefield median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Wakefield£25.2k£31.7k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Wakefield unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in Wakefield is 4.4%%. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Wakefield unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Wakefield4.4%
United Kingdom4.8%
Wakefield unemployment rate by year

Wakefield house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in Wakefield is 5.9. Ie. Wakefield resident with middle-income needs 5.9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Wakefield needs 5.9 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Wakefield house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Wakefield5.9
England and Wales7.7
Wakefield house price to earnings ratio history

Wakefield 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 Kirklees 010, with £22.1k. The area with the highest average net income was Wakefield 033, with £43.1k. Median income was £27.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.8k. 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).

Wakefield net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Kirklees 010 £22.1k
median £27.8k
highest Wakefield 033 £43.1k

Wakefield 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.

Wakefield relative housing costs map

Wakefield working age population share

2019 population estimates.

40.1

Wakefield
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Wakefield working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15114k20.2%19.1%
16-64347k61.7%62.3%
65+102k18.2%18.5%

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