Newport Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 320km2
  • Local Authorities Newport, Torfaen

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2016 3.05 (35/62)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2016 33.37 (53/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2016 40.84 (52/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2016 244.82 (56/62)
  • GVA per worker 2016 44,053.81 (54/62)
  • 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 0-17 (%) 2016 21.91 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2016 15.24 (44/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2016 18.34 (50/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2016 26.08 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2016 18.43 (15/63)

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 2017 6.37 (45/62)
  • Housing stock 2016 107,117 (42/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2017 157,859.7 (47/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2016 13.86 (9/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2016 39.85 (55/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2016 6.12 (24/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2016 9.31 (45/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2016 30.85 (20/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2018 3.66 (5/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 73.79 (31/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2016 77,000 (42/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2016 34,500 (38/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2016 2.23 (43/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2018 5.3 (1/63)

Size

  • GVA 2016 4.91 (48/62)
  • Population 2016 241,200 (39/63)
  • Total Jobs 2016 111,500 (40/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2017 473 (48/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (52/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2016 55.78 (26/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2016 31.5 (43/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2016 10.5 (19/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2015 6.91 (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 (%) 2017 54.13 (56/63)

Welfare

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