Edinburgh Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 260km2
  • Local Authorities Edinburgh, City of

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.42 (27/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 41.5 (10/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 61.25 (12/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 364.68 (15/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 56,883.43 (12/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 17.67 (23/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 15.9 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 20.19 (62/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 19.54 (6/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 22.12 (11/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 23.78 (42/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 14.37 (43/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 14,990 (22/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 1,900 (61/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 13,100 (2/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 17.02 (43/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 23.44 (8/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.55 (48/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 7.74 (25/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 241,433 (11/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 234,069.98 (19/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 2.44 (61/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 37.08 (54/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 8.82 (18/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 21.04 (3/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 30.62 (27/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.28 (54/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 70.8 (42/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 224,900 (10/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 99,300 (10/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.27 (36/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.16 (56/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 18.44 (7/62)
  • Population 2015 498,800 (13/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 318,300 (9/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 578.2 (9/63)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 57.7 (3/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 5.2 (55/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.17 (27/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 4.3 (14/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 27.61 (2/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.73 (9/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 40.7 (60/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 16.34 (5/63)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 85.15 (18/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,384.02 (18/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,809.05 (56/62)