Northampton Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 80km2
  • Local Authorities Northampton

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2015 11.48 (3/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2015 54.16 (2/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2015 100.45 (2/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2015 403.37 (6/63)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2015 49,058.9 (27/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2015 14.73 (31/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 16.33 (13/63)
  • Population Aged 0-19 (%) 2011 25.39 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 20-29 (%) 2011 15.23 (29/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2011 22.2 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2011 23.88 (39/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2011 13.3 (53/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2014 13,040 (29/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2014 7,830 (25/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2014 5,210 (24/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 17.03 (41/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 19 (29/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 63.96 (29/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2016 7.42 (30/62)
  • Housing stock 2015 94,090 (44/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2016 195,348.12 (26/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2015 8.21 (30/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2015 45.65 (12/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2015 6.85 (47/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2015 13.55 (21/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2015 25.73 (47/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) October 2017 1.78 (38/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2015 78.6 (7/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2015 93,900 (31/62)
  • Publicly funded jobs 2015 32,500 (41/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2015 2.89 (16/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) October 2017 1.72 (43/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ bn) 2015 6.2 (35/62)
  • Population 2015 222,500 (43/63)
  • Total Jobs 2015 123,700 (31/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2016 488.4 (33/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2013 0.41 (24/58)
  • Pupils Achieving 5A*-C GCSEs inc. Maths & Eng. (%) 2015 48.4 (53/59)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2015 30.1 (38/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2015 12.2 (12/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2014 4.71 (45/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.56 (28/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 8.54 (46/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.38 (57/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 70.25 (14/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 10.35 (33/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.92 (32/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2016 83.73 (20/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 678.19 (43/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,089.71 (46/62)