Chatham Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 270km2
  • Local Authorities Medway

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 6.63 (12/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 30.56 (37/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 49.55 (27/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 286.44 (38/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 54,148.69 (19/62)
  • 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 0-19 (%) 2011 26.14 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 13.88 (42/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.58 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 25.38 (24/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 14.02 (47/63)

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 2016 8.21 (21/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 112,620 (37/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 228,775.78 (20/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 8.13 (31/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 39.79 (41/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 10.3 (8/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 9.49 (42/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 32.29 (17/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 1.86 (34/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 72.3 (36/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 60,000 (54/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 28,600 (46/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.1 (46/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.32 (29/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 4.79 (48/62)
  • Population 2015 276,500 (33/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 86,300 (51/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 472.5 (39/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.42 (16/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 57.8 (19/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 25.9 (52/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 8.2 (37/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 3.63 (63/63)
  • 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 (%) 2016 79.59 (25/63)

Welfare

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