Glasgow Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 780km2
  • Local Authorities Glasgow City, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 4.35 (45/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 34.77 (23/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 47.05 (34/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 282.37 (41/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 47,890.81 (36/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 10.02 (50/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 9.24 (37/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 22.32 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 15.8 (22/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.6 (28/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 25.88 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 15.39 (28/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 12,170 (32/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 5,550 (42/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 6,610 (15/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 30.01 (2/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 14.44 (54/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 55.56 (56/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 5.6 (55/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 472,749 (4/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 154,325.53 (46/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 5.23 (52/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 41.76 (30/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 8.85 (17/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 12.73 (24/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 31.42 (21/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.69 (12/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 69.2 (49/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 368,700 (4/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 169,000 (4/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.18 (42/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.91 (20/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 25.75 (4/62)
  • Population 2015 980,800 (4/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 528,500 (4/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 525.2 (18/63)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 47.2 (5/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 11.1 (15/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.09 (30/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.31 (53/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 23.12 (3/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.73 (8/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 55.93 (56/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.28 (44/63)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 61.73 (48/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 3,621.17 (4/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,721.65 (12/62)