Cardiff Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 150km2
  • Local Authorities Cardiff

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.55 (24/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 33.45 (30/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 50.39 (26/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 305.01 (29/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 44,781.08 (49/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 16.81 (26/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 13.28 (22/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 24.52 (27/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 20.01 (3/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.21 (38/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 22.1 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 13.16 (55/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 9,420 (48/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 2,430 (59/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 6,990 (13/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 17.1 (39/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 23.35 (9/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.56 (47/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 7.9 (23/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 149,962 (25/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 211,776.94 (23/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 4.67 (53/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 39.46 (42/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 10.24 (9/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 14.57 (12/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 31.05 (24/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.98 (28/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 69.2 (48/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 142,800 (15/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 64,300 (15/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.22 (40/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.7 (42/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 9.27 (20/62)
  • Population 2015 357,200 (23/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 202,300 (15/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 515.5 (23/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.42 (10/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 59.3 (16/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 43.5 (10/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 8.8 (33/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.53 (18/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.63 (19/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 13.37 (25/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.46 (28/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 60.21 (50/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 14.81 (8/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.52 (41/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 76.4 (33/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,141.67 (24/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,222.32 (39/62)