EARNINGS

Table 5(a) -Median Full-Time Hourly Earnings1 - All Industries
ús Per Hour  

UK

GO Region/CountryENG 
NE NW Y&H; EM WM E L SE SW WAL SC GB NI
1998 Male 8.90 8.19 8.55 8.19 8.06 8.54 8.83 11.64 9.55 8.52 9.01 8.17 8.50 8.92

7.88

  Female 7.26 6.36 6.79 6.66 6.32 6.74 7.32 9.87 7.55 6.70 7.37 6.70 6.83 7.27 6.64
  Total 8.26 7.47 7.80 7.60 7.50 7.88 8.23 10.78 8.65 7.70 8.39 7.56 7.76 8.29 7.42
1999 Male 9.21 8.51 8.87 8.43 8.41 8.79 9.18 12.26 9.80 8.67 9.25 8.47 8.82 9.24 8.12
  Female 7.63 6.68 7.06 6.95 6.65 7.04 7.56 10.28 7.90 6.91 7.68 6.96 7.27 7.64 6.96
  Total 8.60 7.78 8.13 7.84 7.86 8.19 8.56 11.23 8.98 7.92 8.64 7.86 8.19 8.63 7.68
2000 Male 9.56 8.90 9.14 8.74 8.57 9.05 9.48 12.80 10.15

9.06

9.68 8.77 9.14 9.59 8.31
  Female 7.89 7.01 7.33 7.14 6.94 7.36 7.78 10.66 8.26

7.20

8.00 7.25 7.41 7.91 7.21
  Total 8.91 8.22 8.41 8.13 8.06 8.38 8.78 11.84 9.38

8.24

9.04 8.15 8.37 8.94 7.88
2001 Male 9.99 9.16 9.47 9.00 8.97 9.49 10.02 13.41 10.63

9.48

10.13 8.96 9.50 10.01 8.54
  Female 8.28 7.17 7.74 7.45 7.27 7.73 8.17 11.43 8.68 7.57 8.42 7.47 7.84 8.31 7.58
  Total 9.32 8.36 8.77 8.45 8.37 8.86 9.24 12.46 9.85 8.65 9.47 8.43 8.79 9.35 8.14
2002 Male 10.40 9.29 9.87 9.32 9.46 9.80 10.41 14.11 11.40 9.90 10.56 9.33 10.03 10.45 8.83
  Female 8.70 7.53 8.19 7.91 7.58 8.03 8.46 12.04 9.26 7.91 8.82 7.71 8.35 8.71 7.97
  Total 9.74 8.61 9.21 8.78 8.76 9.12 9.65 13.13 10.45 9.00 9.88 8.65 9.28 9.78 8.52
2003 Male 10.75 9.50 10.10 9.84 9.86 10.01 10.79 14.65 11.74 10.27 10.94 9.60 10.12 10.80 9.01
  Female 9.07 7.91 8.62 8.36 8.06 8.30 8.91 12.44 9.65 8.35 9.21 8.11 8.67 9.10 8.19
  Total 10.07 8.76 9.49 9.29 9.21 9.34 10.02 13.61 10.83 9.43 10.24 9.06 9.50 10.10 8.75
2004 Male 11.24 10.06 10.64 10.33 10.24 10.47 11.25 15.27 12.13 10.45 11.42 10.38 10.44 11.28 9.57
exc supp
surveys
Female 9.55 8.43 8.87 8.75 8.34 8.80 9.31 12.97 10.04 8.72 9.64 8.60 9.21 9.57 8.90
Total 10.56 9.40 9.96 9.71 9.60 9.86 10.46 14.14 11.28 9.72 10.72 9.64 9.89 10.60 9.38
     
2004 Male 11.18 10.01 10.63 10.28 10.14 10.39 11.15 15.19 12.09 10.41 11.37 10.25 10.41 11.23 9.49

inc supp
surveys2

Female 9.49 8.40 8.81 8.77 8.28 8.71 9.21 12.89 9.98 8.72 9.60 8.57 9.15 9.50 8.90
Total 10.51 9.35 9.92 9.67 9.51 9.75 10.39 14.07 11.24 9.66 10.66 9.57 9.87 10.54 9.33

1 Full-time employees on adult rates whose pay for the survey pay period was unaffected by absence.
2 The 2004 ASHE survey also included supplementary information and therefore is not fully comparable with previous estimates from the NES. See Definitions section.
Source: ONS; Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland