Edinburgh Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 260km2
  • Local Authorities Edinburgh, City of

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 0.08 (62/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 57.18 (7/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 57.47 (20/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 357.65 (17/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 59,796.1 (6/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 16.98 (62/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 21.95 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 22.8 (5/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 23.31 (49/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 14.97 (47/63)

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 2017 8.06 (25/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 244,131 (11/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 249,165.5 (19/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 2.25 (61/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 42.46 (40/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 3.82 (56/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 21.76 (3/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 29.71 (28/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 1.32 (58/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 74.02 (29/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 234,500 (10/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 99,500 (10/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.36 (35/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 1.14 (58/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 19.94 (7/62)
  • Population 2016 507,200 (13/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 333,500 (9/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 597.5 (8/63)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 59.2 (3/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 5.5 (54/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.89 (25/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 87.02 (15/63)

Welfare

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