Watford average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £38.4k in Three Rivers and £45.7k in Watford. 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.
Watford average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Three Rivers£38.4k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Hertsmere£45.2k
Watford£45.7k
Watford average salary by year

Watford average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £31.0k in Three Rivers and £40.5k in Watford. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £42.9k in Three Rivers and £50.6k in Watford. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Watford average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Three Rivers£31.0k£42.9k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Hertsmere£35.8kN/A
Watford£40.5k£50.6k

Watford median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £30.0k in Three Rivers and £33.7k in Watford. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Watford median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
HertsmereN/A
Three Rivers£30.0k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Watford£33.7k
Watford median salary by year

Watford median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £27.1k in Hertsmere and £29.7k in Watford. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £ in Hertsmere and £ in Watford. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Watford median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Hertsmere£27.1kN/A
Three Rivers£27.7k£37.3k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Watford£29.7kN/A

Watford unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.5% in Three Rivers and 4.5% in Hertsmere. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Watford unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
Three Rivers3.5%
Watford4.3%
United Kingdom4.5%
Hertsmere4.5%
Watford unemployment rate by year

Watford house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 10.6 in Watford and 14.5 in Three Rivers. Ie. Watford resident with middle-income needs 10.6 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Three Rivers needs 14.5 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Watford house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
Watford10.6
Hertsmere12.7
Three Rivers14.5
Watford house price to earnings ratio history

Watford 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 Watford 010, with £33.5k. The area with the highest average net income was Three Rivers 005, with £54.8k. Median income was £42.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £42.2k. 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).

Watford net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Watford 010 £33.5k
median £42.2k
highest Three Rivers 005 £54.8k

Watford 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.

Watford relative housing costs map

Watford working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.2

Watford
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Watford working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1561.5k21.5%19.1%
16-64178k62.1%62.3%
65+47.0k16.4%18.5%

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