Cardiff Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 150km2
  • Local Authorities Cardiff

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 1.8 (50/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 43.71 (27/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 49.24 (31/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 306.78 (30/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 46,964.54 (40/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 20.47 (41/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 24.01 (4/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 19.73 (26/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 21.87 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 13.92 (56/63)

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 2017 8.06 (24/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 150,588 (26/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 218,025.5 (24/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 4.51 (53/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 43.11 (38/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 6.53 (17/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 14.25 (18/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 31.59 (18/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 2.52 (25/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 68.65 (58/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 144,500 (17/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 66,500 (13/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.17 (45/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 1.92 (41/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 9.93 (19/62)
  • Population 2016 361,500 (23/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 211,500 (15/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 504.7 (28/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.41 (10/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 62.53 (6/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 45.6 (9/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 8.2 (31/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 5.06 (22/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 79.82 (29/63)

Welfare

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