Newport Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 320km2
  • Local Authorities Newport, Torfaen

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 5.15 (32/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 26.09 (58/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 38.4 (52/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 238.94 (57/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 45,594.88 (43/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 14.3 (33/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 6.24 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 25.12 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 12.93 (51/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 19.23 (54/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 25.78 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 16.94 (12/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 11,450 (37/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 6,920 (33/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 4,520 (34/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 21.29 (22/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 13.2 (58/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 65.51 (23/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 6.46 (42/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 106,155 (42/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 156,965.53 (45/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 13.1 (11/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 41.04 (31/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 5.87 (50/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 8.29 (48/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 31.7 (20/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 2.6 (15/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 69.4 (47/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 72,200 (43/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 33,500 (38/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.15 (43/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 4.02 (3/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 4.82 (47/62)
  • Population 2015 239,600 (39/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 103,100 (41/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 464.5 (46/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.38 (54/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 55.3 (27/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 31.5 (34/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 10.9 (18/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 7.46 (3/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.19 (57/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 8.38 (47/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.4 (43/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 74.69 (3/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.35 (55/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 6.98 (50/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 52.91 (55/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 905.37 (33/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,797.7 (10/62)