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 (%) 2015 4.37 (44/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 28.28 (47/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 38.99 (51/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 245.12 (53/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 44,536.77 (50/62)
  • 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 0-19 (%) 2011 23.02 (48/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 15.29 (28/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 19.48 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 25.8 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 16.41 (19/63)

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 2016 6.57 (40/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 383,580 (5/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 161,178.06 (42/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 8.26 (29/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 40.52 (33/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 7.31 (38/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 11.88 (28/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 32.03 (18/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.26 (5/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 70.1 (43/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 278,100 (7/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 131,000 (5/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.12 (45/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 3.22 (14/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 18.22 (8/62)
  • Population 2015 845,000 (5/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 403,800 (6/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 491.8 (31/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.4 (38/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 58.32 (18/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 33.5 (25/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 9.2 (29/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 4.98 (33/63)
  • 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 (%) 2016 65.72 (44/63)

Welfare

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