Manchester Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 1090km2
  • Local Authorities Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.32 (29/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 41.82 (9/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 59.92 (14/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 340 (18/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 48,351.93 (33/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 13.22 (37/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 13.19 (23/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 25.41 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 15.45 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 20.89 (21/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 23.95 (38/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 14.3 (45/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 11,470 (36/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 5,370 (44/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 6,100 (19/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 22.36 (15/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 18.02 (35/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.62 (46/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 7 (34/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 1,046,030 (2/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 175,419.96 (35/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 7.82 (35/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 44.42 (19/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 7.19 (41/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 14.61 (11/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 25.96 (45/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.59 (16/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 69.7 (45/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 840,100 (2/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 294,600 (2/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.85 (18/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.83 (21/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 54.87 (2/62)
  • Population 2015 2,434,100 (3/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 1,111,100 (2/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 500 (30/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.4 (35/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 54.57 (29/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 34.3 (23/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 10.3 (23/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 4.98 (34/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.13 (36/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 15.25 (18/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.45 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 63.86 (38/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 10.1 (34/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.2 (24/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 65.62 (45/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 8,480.58 (3/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,516 (21/62)