Luton Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 40km2
  • Local Authorities Luton

Business and innovation

  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 41.05 (33/63)
  • GVA per worker 2016 52,497.51 (17/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 6.83 (60/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 30.94 (3/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 26.23 (3/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 17.69 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 22.68 (6/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 21.32 (59/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 12.07 (60/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 14,910 (23/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 10,510 (16/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 4,400 (37/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 15.77 (47/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 23.68 (7/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 60.55 (41/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 9.57 (17/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 77,730 (50/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 248,168.9 (20/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 9.52 (22/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 54.48 (2/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 4.44 (51/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 8.52 (49/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 23.04 (53/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) May 2018 1.9 (45/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 69.81 (50/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 77,500 (41/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 23,000 (51/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 3.37 (10/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) May 2018 1.62 (48/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 5.28 (41/62)
  • Population 2016 216,800 (46/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 100,500 (48/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 571.2 (13/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (17/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 49.5 (50/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 31.8 (41/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 14.3 (3/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 3.41 (63/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.29 (54/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 13.37 (24/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.68 (12/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 65.12 (34/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 12.62 (16/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 6.92 (53/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 93.21 (2/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 659.78 (44/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,126.92 (44/62)