London Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 2660km2
  • Local Authorities Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Broxbourne, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Dartford, Ealing, Elmbridge, Enfield, Epping Forest, Epsom and Ewell, Gravesham, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hertsmere, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Runnymede, Southwark, Spelthorne, Sutton, Three Rivers, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Watford, Westminster, Woking

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 8.73 (5/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 64.2 (1/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 112.36 (1/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 551.6 (1/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 73,590.34 (1/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 21.27 (20/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 34.01 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 24.51 (28/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 17.14 (14/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 24.89 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 21.77 (58/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 11.7 (60/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 23,470 (5/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 5,770 (37/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 17,710 (1/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 22.76 (13/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 24.96 (5/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 52.28 (58/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 16.65 (2/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 3,960,310 (1/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 561,436.6 (1/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 2.48 (60/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 46.73 (9/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 5.56 (54/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 23.45 (2/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 21.78 (55/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.91 (32/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 73.7 (34/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 4,410,300 (1/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 1,228,300 (1/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 3.59 (8/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2017 1.9 (38/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 414.95 (1/62)
  • Population 2015 9,896,000 (1/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 5,477,600 (1/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 696.8 (1/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.44 (3/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 61.48 (10/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 48.9 (4/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 7.2 (44/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 4.4 (50/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.62 (20/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 44.63 (1/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.5 (21/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 33.55 (63/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.01 (58/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.68 (10/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 77.4 (30/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 29,695.94 (1/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,045.05 (48/62)