Barnsley Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 330km2
  • Local Authorities Barnsley

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 4.86 (39/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 24.66 (59/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 36.36 (56/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 240.91 (56/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 43,126.9 (56/62)
  • 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 0-19 (%) 2011 23.48 (44/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 12.1 (58/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 19.78 (45/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 27.34 (4/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 17.3 (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 2016 5.23 (59/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 107,830 (39/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 123,857.23 (58/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 15.53 (9/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 39.19 (44/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 7.32 (37/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 7.27 (53/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 30.69 (26/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.48 (17/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 71.1 (41/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 53,300 (56/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 23,600 (50/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.26 (37/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.37 (11/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 3.32 (59/62)
  • Population 2015 239,300 (40/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 75,000 (56/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 451.5 (54/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.38 (50/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 49.4 (50/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 22.8 (59/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 11 (17/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.66 (15/63)
  • 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 (%) 2016 42.63 (57/63)

Welfare

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