Aberdeen Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 190km2
  • Local Authorities Aberdeen City

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 0.66 (54/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 47.06 (20/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 49.88 (22/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 428.72 (13/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 66,091 (17/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 34.07 (6/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 15.92 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 16.88 (62/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 20.75 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 22.7 (7/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 31.98 (35/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 13.74 (40/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 32,460 (5/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 17,740 (7/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 14,720 (6/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 24.36 (7/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 18.36 (30/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 57.28 (54/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 6.23 (47/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 118,131 (36/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 194,836.26 (35/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 5.42 (51/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 37.86 (59/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 15.64 (1/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 15.12 (17/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 25.96 (45/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2019 2.53 (46/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 78.3 (14/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 129,500 (21/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 46,000 (25/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.82 (18/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2019 2.81 (42/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 12 (18/62)
  • Population 2018 227,560 (42/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 175,500 (22/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 590.35 (8/62)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 48.9 (6/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 7.2 (41/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 5.43 (9/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.84 (41/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 12.94 (27/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 2.61 (1/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 59.16 (53/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 15.43 (7/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 9 (61/63)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 23.31 (63/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 575.47 (50/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,512.96 (60/62)