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 (%) 2016 3.83 (22/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 90.66 (1/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 112.3 (1/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 565.56 (1/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 77,282.18 (2/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 22.6 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 17.45 (29/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 25.06 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 22.58 (55/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 12.31 (59/63)

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 2017 16.78 (2/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 3,994,540 (1/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 592,463.9 (1/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 2.41 (60/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 47.64 (13/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 4.81 (45/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 24.38 (1/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 20.75 (58/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 2.08 (35/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 74.34 (26/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 4,580,500 (1/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 1,199,000 (1/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 3.82 (5/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 1.98 (37/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 446.69 (1/62)
  • Population 2016 10,018,200 (1/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 5,779,000 (1/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 726.7 (1/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.43 (3/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 61.33 (10/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 50.7 (5/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 6.5 (45/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.07 (52/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 79.47 (31/63)

Welfare

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