Huddersfield Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 410km2
  • Local Authorities Kirklees

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 4.01 (50/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 34.65 (24/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 47.55 (30/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 321.55 (22/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 44,984.39 (47/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 10.03 (49/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 10.8 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 25.58 (13/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 13.33 (46/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.57 (31/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 25.34 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 15.18 (30/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 11,640 (35/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 9,730 (20/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 1,900 (60/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 15.29 (49/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 17.3 (39/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 67.41 (13/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 6.73 (38/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 184,190 (18/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 163,036.97 (39/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 15.92 (8/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 40.37 (37/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 7.58 (34/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 7.93 (49/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 28.2 (38/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.1 (24/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 70 (44/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 113,600 (24/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 44,600 (25/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.55 (25/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.61 (26/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 7.12 (26/62)
  • Population 2015 434,300 (18/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 153,300 (26/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 421.3 (61/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.41 (25/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 56.8 (24/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 32.6 (28/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 10.5 (19/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.03 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 0.93 (61/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 10.56 (33/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.38 (50/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 69.66 (17/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.25 (45/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.21 (15/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 57.09 (51/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,420.22 (17/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,295.17 (32/62)