Official Statistics

Rural earnings statistics

Workplace and residence based earnings for rural and urban areas.



Workplace based earnings measure the average annual earnings of people who work in a particular area but may live elsewhere. Residence based earnings are measured by where employees live.



  • median workplace based earnings
  • median residence based earnings

Data source: Office for National Statistics Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Local Authority Rural-Urban Classification

Next release date: tbc

Additional information:

For further information please contact:


Defra Helpline: 03459 33 55 77 (Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm)