Leeds Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 550km2
  • Local Authorities Leeds

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.86 (20/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 35.98 (22/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 55.74 (18/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 337.42 (19/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 48,546.24 (31/62)
  • 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 0-19 (%) 2011 24.14 (32/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 17.53 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.73 (24/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 23.02 (51/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 14.58 (38/63)

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 2016 7.03 (33/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 339,520 (7/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 186,206.53 (29/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 6.7 (41/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 40.84 (32/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 8.72 (19/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 19.35 (5/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 24.4 (51/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2017 2.16 (21/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 73.3 (35/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 331,100 (5/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 106,900 (7/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 3.1 (12/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.96 (37/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 21.26 (6/62)
  • Population 2015 774,100 (7/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 429,800 (5/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 526.1 (16/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.41 (17/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 55.5 (26/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 33 (27/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 8.8 (34/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.59 (17/63)
  • 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 (%) 2016 71.29 (36/63)

Welfare

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