Worcestershire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £28.6k in Wyre Forest and £33.5k in Redditch. The UK average salary was £38.1k in 2021. 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 2021. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Worcestershire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2021
Wyre Forest£28.6k
Malvern Hills£31.3k
Bromsgrove£32.3k
Wychavon£33.2k
Worcester£33.2k
Redditch£33.5k
United Kingdom£38.1k
Worcestershire average salary by year

Worcestershire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £26.6k in Wyre Forest and £27.1k in Redditch. The UK average salary for female was £33.2k in 2021. The average salary for male is ranging between £29.5k in Wyre Forest and £36.2k in Redditch. The UK average salary for male was £41.5k in 2021.
Worcestershire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2021Male average salary
Wyre Forest£26.6k£29.5k
Malvern HillsN/A£33.5k
Bromsgrove£27.8k£34.6k
Wychavon£29.3k£35.6k
Worcester£30.8k£35.4k
Redditch£27.1k£36.2k
United Kingdom£33.2k£41.5k

Worcestershire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.9k in Malvern Hills and £31.7k in Redditch. The UK median salary was £31.3k in 2021.
Worcestershire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2021
Malvern Hills£26.9k
Wyre Forest£27.6k
Worcester£27.9k
Bromsgrove£28.1k
Wychavon£28.9k
United Kingdom£31.3k
Redditch£31.7k
Worcestershire median salary by year

Worcestershire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £22.7k in Malvern Hills and £24.1k in Redditch. The UK median salary for female was £28.3k in 2021. The median salary for male is ranging between £ in Malvern Hills and £37.0k in Redditch. The UK median salary for male was £33.4k in 2021.
Worcestershire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2021Male median salary
Malvern Hills£22.7kN/A
Wyre Forest£21.7k£28.1k
Worcester£26.9k£29.2k
Bromsgrove£26.5k£29.0k
Wychavon£28.0k£29.0k
United Kingdom£28.3k£33.4k
Redditch£24.1k£37.0k

Worcestershire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.5% in Wychavon and 4.7% in Redditch. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in 2021.
Worcestershire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2021
Wychavon3.5%
Bromsgrove3.6%
Malvern Hills3.8%
Worcester4.3%
Wyre Forest4.3%
Redditch4.7%
United Kingdom4.8%
Worcestershire unemployment rate by year

Worcestershire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.5 in Wyre Forest and 9.8 in Wychavon. Ie. Wyre Forest resident with middle-income needs 6.5 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Wychavon needs 9.8 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.69 in 2020.
Worcestershire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2020
Wyre Forest6.5
Worcester7.6
England and Wales7.69
Redditch8.3
Bromsgrove8.7
Malvern Hills8.7
Wychavon9.8
Worcestershire house price to earnings ratio history

Worcestershire 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 Worcester 002, with £23.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Bromsgrove 006, with £39.2k. Median income was £30.1k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £30.1k. 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).

Worcestershire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Worcester 002 £23.2k
median £30.1k
highest Bromsgrove 006 £39.2k

Worcestershire 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.

Worcestershire relative housing costs map

Worcestershire working age population share

2020 population estimates.

43.3

Worcestershire
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age
Worcestershire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15107k17.8%19.1%
16-64354k59.2%62.2%
65+137k23.0%18.6%

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