Leeds Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 550km2
  • Local Authorities Leeds

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 3.9 (19/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 47.33 (19/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 61.66 (14/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 367.21 (15/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 49,494.93 (24/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 12.47 (40/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 11.46 (28/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 21.08 (31/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 21.03 (14/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 19.7 (27/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 22.77 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 15.42 (39/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 8,260 (54/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 4,470 (53/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 3,790 (43/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 21.95 (17/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 19.44 (26/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 58.61 (51/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 7.18 (33/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 341,990 (7/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 193,701.6 (30/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 5.86 (50/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 44.75 (29/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 6.45 (19/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 17.92 (6/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 25.02 (51/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 2.23 (32/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 75.71 (20/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 332,500 (5/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 111,000 (8/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 3 (13/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 1.84 (44/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 21.95 (6/62)
  • Population 2016 781,700 (7/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 443,500 (5/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 532.9 (16/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (14/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 54.2 (36/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 33.6 (34/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 9.5 (23/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 5.29 (19/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.76 (42/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 17.31 (11/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.35 (62/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 60.94 (47/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 11.3 (26/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.35 (20/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 73.9 (36/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 2,419.46 (8/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,156.92 (41/62)