Wirral’s 12 poorest neighbourhoods based on average income - including Birkenhead Central and Egremont

Some parts of Wirral have much lower average incomes than others - but which is the poorest?

We’ve compiled a list of the Wirral neighbourhoods with the lowest estimated average annual household income, based on figures published by the Office for National Statistics.

The average household income for Wirral is £36,300 which is below the England-wide average of £43,960, while the lowest average income, according to the statistics, is £26,000.

- These are the richest areas in Wirral.

- These are the poorest areas in Liverpool.

- These are the richest areas in Sefton.

The list we have compiled uses figures for so-called Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOA) within Wirral. The estimates were calculated using regional figures from the Family Resources Survey and modelling down to neighbourhood level based on characteristics of the neighbourhood obtained from census and administrative statistics.

The statistics are the latest published by the Office for National Statistics in March 2020.

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