Huddersfield Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 410km2
  • Local Authorities Kirklees

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 2.38 (43/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 41.19 (32/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 49.08 (32/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 331.46 (24/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 47,000 (39/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 22.7 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 15.64 (39/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 19.16 (36/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 25.43 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 17.07 (27/63)

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 2017 6.63 (42/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 185,320 (18/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 162,447.8 (44/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 13.62 (10/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 43.88 (34/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 6.85 (13/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 7.45 (52/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 28.2 (40/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) June 2018 2.97 (16/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 70.68 (44/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 114,000 (24/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 44,500 (26/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.56 (23/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) June 2018 3.33 (16/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 7.43 (25/62)
  • Population 2016 437,000 (18/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 158,000 (26/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 423.9 (62/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (34/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 55.6 (27/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 29.3 (48/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 11.2 (13/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.82 (27/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 59.18 (51/63)

Welfare

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