Newcastle Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 410km2
  • Local Authorities Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, South Tyneside

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 2.05 (48/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 35.85 (46/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 40.96 (50/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 249.76 (52/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 45,972.7 (45/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 15.26 (30/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 7.28 (46/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2016 19.65 (49/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 18.55 (22/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 18.67 (44/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 25.44 (22/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 17.69 (23/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 8,900 (50/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 5,680 (39/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 3,210 (47/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 27.6 (4/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 15.14 (50/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 57.26 (55/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2017 6.37 (46/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 385,990 (5/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 162,130.9 (45/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 7.92 (29/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 45.52 (23/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 3.9 (55/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 10.97 (32/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 31.69 (16/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2018 3.5 (5/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 70.36 (47/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 274,500 (7/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 128,500 (5/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.14 (47/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) January 2018 3.19 (13/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 18.53 (8/62)
  • Population 2016 850,800 (5/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 403,000 (7/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 501.1 (32/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (35/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 58.71 (18/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 33.8 (30/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 9.2 (28/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 4.76 (32/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.23 (34/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 21.45 (6/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.88 (3/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 58.7 (54/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.84 (35/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 6.91 (54/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2017 67.04 (44/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 3,075.68 (5/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,654.12 (15/62)