Blackpool Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 200km2
  • Local Authorities Blackpool, Fylde

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 1.41 (53/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 42.36 (30/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 46.73 (38/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 309.62 (28/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 46,822.97 (41/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 11.04 (46/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 5.27 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 19.6 (50/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 12.93 (62/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 16.35 (63/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 28.38 (1/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 22.74 (2/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 13,530 (27/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 8,470 (24/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 5,070 (26/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 9.68 (62/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 24.18 (6/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 66.14 (18/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 6.89 (40/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 108,100 (41/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 158,178.7 (46/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 13.22 (11/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 40.56 (49/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 3.15 (59/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 10.03 (37/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 33.04 (15/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) June 2018 3.32 (12/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 73.96 (30/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 70,000 (46/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 34,500 (40/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.03 (48/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) June 2018 3.32 (17/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 4.89 (50/62)
  • Population 2016 217,200 (45/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 104,500 (44/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 500.3 (34/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.38 (44/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 47.06 (55/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 32 (40/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 7.7 (35/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.78 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3 (24/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 7.83 (54/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.58 (17/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 65.39 (31/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 12.54 (18/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 10.66 (6/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 55.19 (54/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 943.57 (32/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 4,338.23 (1/62)