Leicester Factsheet

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Area

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

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 4.9 (12/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 45.34 (22/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 62.08 (13/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 341.37 (20/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 44,719.06 (51/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 22.87 (14/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 20.36 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 19.51 (31/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 22.82 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 14.44 (52/63)

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 2017 8.12 (23/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 196,730 (17/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 191,667.4 (32/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 12.33 (13/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 39.24 (57/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 6.22 (22/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 11.65 (29/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 30.55 (22/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) June 2018 1.49 (50/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 69.4 (53/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 176,500 (12/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 78,000 (12/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.26 (42/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) June 2018 1.26 (54/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 11.38 (15/62)
  • Population 2016 501,800 (14/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 255,000 (12/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 479.8 (44/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (23/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 52.83 (40/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 26.2 (55/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 9.6 (22/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.64 (34/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 83.59 (23/63)

Welfare

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