Birkenhead Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 360km2
  • Local Authorities Wirral

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 4.51 (40/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 29.14 (46/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 40.98 (47/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 262.39 (49/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 45,270.89 (46/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 26.55 (16/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 4.04 (61/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 23.47 (45/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 11.26 (60/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 18.45 (61/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 27.76 (3/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 19.06 (5/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 14,800 (24/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 11,130 (15/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 3,670 (45/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 15.17 (50/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 16.86 (43/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 67.97 (12/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 6.54 (41/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 146,810 (27/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 169,991.13 (37/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 7.99 (33/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 39.41 (43/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 5.42 (55/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 8.39 (47/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 38.79 (4/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.19 (21/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 69.7 (46/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 63,000 (50/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 39,900 (31/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 1.58 (59/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.09 (15/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 4.66 (51/62)
  • Population 2015 320,900 (30/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 100,400 (45/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 428.1 (60/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.39 (42/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 61.8 (7/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 32.2 (30/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 8.9 (32/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 4.18 (54/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.63 (46/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 13.96 (21/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.8 (5/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 67.33 (23/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8 (59/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.29 (21/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 57.51 (50/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,299.17 (20/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 4,048.51 (3/62)