The real living wage


For the Lancashire-12 area, the percentage of jobs not paying the living wage is estimated to have increased between 2012 and 2015 from 22.9% to 27.5%.

West Lancashire (39.9%), Rossendale (37.2%) and Wyre (36.2%), were the three Lancashire authorities with the highest proportions of local jobs paying less than the living wage. These rates were the fourth, tenth and fifteenth highest in the UK.

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Page updated November 2015