Blackpool Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 200km2
  • Local Authorities Blackpool, Fylde

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 2.92 (56/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 36.19 (21/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 45.18 (37/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 307.75 (28/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 41,303.75 (62/62)
  • 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 0-19 (%) 2011 21.87 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 11.06 (61/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 18.29 (62/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 27.86 (1/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 20.93 (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 2016 6.45 (43/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 107,540 (41/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 146,394.34 (48/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 13.18 (10/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 40.03 (40/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 4.46 (59/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 11.2 (30/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 31.12 (22/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.22 (6/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 75.1 (23/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 70,000 (45/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 31,600 (43/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.21 (41/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.28 (12/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 4.2 (53/62)
  • Population 2015 216,900 (45/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 99,400 (47/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 502.8 (29/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.39 (47/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 48.03 (54/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 27.8 (48/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 8.5 (35/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.21 (26/63)
  • 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 (%) 2016 54.79 (52/63)

Welfare

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