Glasgow Factsheet

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Area

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

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 0.99 (58/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 45.25 (23/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 48.07 (34/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 283.68 (41/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 49,339.96 (27/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 18.8 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 18.99 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 20.09 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 26.18 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 15.94 (34/63)

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 2017 6.07 (49/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 476,139 (4/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 165,276.55 (41/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 5.1 (52/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 45.51 (24/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 5.8 (29/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 13.15 (22/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 30.44 (23/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2018 2.92 (17/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 70.25 (48/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 385,000 (4/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 168,000 (4/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.29 (38/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2018 2.9 (26/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 27.29 (4/62)
  • Population 2016 992,300 (4/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 553,000 (4/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 526.1 (19/63)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 46.6 (7/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 13 (8/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.79 (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 (%) 2017 64.13 (47/63)

Welfare

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