Wigan average salary comparison

The average salary in Wigan is ££30.7k. 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.
Wigan average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Wigan£30.7k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Wigan average salary by year

Wigan average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female in Wigan is ££28.1k. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male in Wigan is ££33.1k. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Wigan average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Wigan£28.1k£33.1k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Wigan median salary comparison

The median salary in Wigan is ££26.2k. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Wigan median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Wigan£26.2k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Wigan median salary by year

Wigan median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female in Wigan is ££24.7k. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male in Wigan is ££27.6k. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Wigan median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Wigan£24.7k£27.6k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Wigan unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate in Wigan is 4.5%%. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Wigan unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
United Kingdom4.5%
Wigan4.5%
Wigan unemployment rate by year

Wigan house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio in Wigan is 5.3. Ie. Wigan resident with middle-income needs 5.3 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Wigan needs 5.3 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Wigan house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Wigan5.3
England and Wales7.7
Wigan house price to earnings ratio history

Wigan 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 Wigan 010, with £20.5k. The area with the highest average net income was West Lancashire 005, with £37.2k. Median income was £27.2k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.2k. 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).

Wigan net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Wigan 010 £20.5k
median £27.2k
highest West Lancashire 005 £37.2k

Wigan 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.

Wigan relative housing costs map

Wigan working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41.2

Wigan
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Wigan working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1559.6k18.8%19.1%
16-64195k61.7%62.3%
65+61.6k19.5%18.5%

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