Barnsley Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 330km2
  • Local Authorities Barnsley

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 4.98 (11/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 29.02 (60/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 41.46 (47/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 249.59 (53/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 46,025.32 (44/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 5.26 (62/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 3.37 (63/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 20.67 (39/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 14.43 (51/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 18.18 (56/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 27.78 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 18.94 (8/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 7,420 (57/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 5,060 (47/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 2,360 (55/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 20.88 (23/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 14.34 (56/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 64.78 (25/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 5.18 (61/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 108,530 (39/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 126,183.7 (59/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 14.57 (8/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 40.89 (47/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 7.22 (8/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 6.3 (60/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 31.03 (19/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 3.36 (11/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 71.14 (41/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 54,500 (56/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 24,500 (50/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.22 (44/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 4.55 (5/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 3.64 (56/62)
  • Population 2016 241,200 (40/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 79,000 (56/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 453.2 (57/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (53/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 55.2 (29/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 26.8 (54/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 10.7 (16/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 5.38 (14/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 0.69 (63/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 8.32 (49/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.36 (59/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 73.6 (8/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.36 (41/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.67 (37/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 44.04 (58/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 871.47 (35/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,664.71 (13/62)