How much more do you need to earn to live in Motherwell than Bellshill?

How much do you need to earn?
How much do you need to earn?

A new survey has revealed how much you would need to earn per hour to live in the Motherwell and Bellshill postcode areas

For those choosing to live in ML1, the average per hour earning should be £917, according to a study by

But this drops by nearly £3 per hour for those living in Bellshill.

Each entry on the list represents a postcode and shows how much you’d need to earn per hour, week and year to buy a property there.

It’s based on a single person working a 37.5 hour week and mortgage repayments being 35 per cent of the income.

The company analysed the average house price in each of Britain’s 2,643 postcodes to find how much would be needed to be earned per hour to live in each area.

The average house price in the UK increased by £10,000 last year. The annual rise of 4.9 per cent outstrips the 2.6 per cent increase in wages in the last three months of 2016.

Planning a move elsewhere? Find out how much you’d have to earn on the Web-Blinds website, here.

ML1: £9.17; £343.88; £17,881.50

ML4: £6.37; £238.88; £12,421.50