Blackburn Factsheet

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Economy

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2014 458.4 (36/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2014 63.8 (59/62)
  • GVA per Worker 2014 40,298.46 (62/62)
  • Population 2014 146,700 (56/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2014 42,800 (60/62)
  • Total jobs 2014 66,200 (60/62)

Graduate qualifications and wages

  • Graduate wages (£) 2014 22,395 (32/63)
  • Proportion of all Russell Group graduates with a 1st or 2.1 (%) 2014 0.07 (61/63)
  • Proportion of all UK graduates with a 1st or 2.1 (%) 2014 0.17 (61/63)
  • Working graduates with a 1st or 2.1 degree (%) 2014 54 (61/63)
  • Working graduates with a 1st or 2.1 from a non Russell Group university (%) 2014 49.47 (52/63)
  • Working graduates with a 1st or 2.1 from a Russell Group university (%) 2014 4.53 (62/63)
  • Working graduates with a 2.2, 3rd or unclassified degree (%) 2014 46 (3/63)
  • Working graduates with a 2.2, 3rd or unclassified degree from a non Russell Group university (%) 2014 32.4 (4/63)
  • Working graduates with a 2.2, 3rd or unclassified degree from a Russell Group university (%) 2014 13.6 (1/63)

Graduate retention and loss

  • Graduate gain 2014 40 (60/63)
  • Proportion of all UK working graduates (%) 2014 0.24 (54/63)
  • Proportion of all UK working graduates that moved for work (%) 2014 0.41 (43/63)
  • Proportion of all working graduates with a 2.2, 3rd or unclassified degree that moved for work (%) 2014 0.61 (24/63)
  • Proportion of all working Oxbridge graduates that moved for work (%) 2014 0.07 (48/63)
  • Proportion of UK working graduates with a 1st or 2.1 that moved for work (%) 2014 0.28 (55/63)
  • Working graduates who neither studied or grew up in the city (%) 2014 63.94 (8/63)
  • Working graduates who studied elsewhere but grew up in the city (%) 2014 36.06 (12/63)

Graduates working by occupation level

  • Working graduates in high-skilled occupations (%) 2014 80.03 (14/63)
  • Working graduates in low-skilled occupations (%) 2014 9.49 (52/63)
  • Working graduates in medium-skilled occupations (%) 2014 10.48 (41/63)

Graduates working by sector

  • Working graduates in construction, extraction, logistics or utilities sectors (%) 2014 1.82 (56/63)
  • Working graduates in the KIBS sector (%) 2014 6.77 (51/63)
  • Working graduates in the Manufacturing sector (%) 2014 3.3 (40/63)
  • Working graduates in the other private services sector (%) 2014 21.78 (51/63)
  • Working graduates in the publicly funded services sector (%) 2014 66.34 (2/63)