Leicester Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 230km2
  • Local Authorities Blaby, Leicester, Oadby and Wigston

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.35 (28/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 37.89 (16/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 55.36 (19/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 326.93 (21/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 46,313.23 (42/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 12.65 (39/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 26.14 (6/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 26.26 (7/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 16.97 (17/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.24 (37/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 22.99 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 13.54 (51/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 10,420 (41/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 7,490 (28/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 2,940 (50/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.56 (29/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 19.89 (22/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 60.55 (40/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 7.64 (27/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 194,750 (17/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 178,284.43 (33/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 11.18 (18/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 34.83 (60/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 10.48 (6/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 10.86 (35/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 32.66 (14/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 1.45 (46/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 67.7 (55/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 163,000 (12/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 79,000 (12/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.06 (49/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 1.32 (51/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 11.21 (15/62)
  • Population 2015 495,000 (14/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 237,100 (12/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 471.1 (41/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.41 (23/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 52.8 (39/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 30.8 (37/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 10.2 (25/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 5.1 (29/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.34 (21/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 11.92 (28/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.46 (29/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 63.68 (39/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 12.89 (15/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.72 (36/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 82.06 (22/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,578.78 (15/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,225.3 (37/62)