Chatham Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 270km2
  • Local Authorities Medway

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 4.68 (14/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 38.78 (37/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 52.78 (25/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 299.28 (35/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 55,351.06 (11/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 6.9 (59/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 10.36 (32/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 22.87 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 16.63 (32/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 19.66 (29/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 25.32 (27/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 15.52 (37/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 13,070 (28/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 6,230 (35/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 6,840 (14/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 13.18 (56/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 18.12 (33/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 68.7 (6/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 9.19 (21/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 113,170 (37/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 252,265 (18/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 7.94 (28/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 44.31 (31/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 8.06 (4/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 9.52 (41/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 30.16 (26/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2018 1.88 (35/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 74.33 (27/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 65,500 (50/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 28,500 (47/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.3 (37/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) January 2018 2.23 (29/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 5.2 (42/62)
  • Population 2016 278,500 (32/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 94,000 (50/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 493.6 (39/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (16/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 60 (14/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 30.3 (45/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 7.5 (37/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 3.5 (61/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.12 (59/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 13.46 (23/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.41 (41/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 67.99 (21/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.19 (47/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.83 (33/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 82.67 (24/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 861.85 (36/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,145.43 (43/62)