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 (%) 2016 6.84 (6/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 53.23 (11/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 78.14 (4/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 364.33 (16/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 49,376.9 (26/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 22.83 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 17.69 (26/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 20.21 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 23.98 (40/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 15.3 (41/63)

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 2017 7.3 (32/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 1,051,580 (2/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 186,794.7 (34/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 7.92 (30/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 46.13 (19/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 5.13 (38/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 15.19 (13/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 25.64 (48/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2018 3.02 (15/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 70.39 (45/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 882,000 (2/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 304,000 (3/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.9 (15/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2018 3.17 (22/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 58.56 (2/62)
  • Population 2016 2,459,200 (3/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 1,186,000 (2/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 511.5 (23/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (37/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 55.78 (25/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 35.6 (23/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 9.7 (21/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.66 (33/63)
  • 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 (%) 2017 66.82 (45/63)

Welfare

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