Basildon Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 110km2
  • Local Authorities Basildon

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 2.01 (37/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 54.49 (10/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 64.1 (11/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 478.9 (9/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 74,161 (10/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 10.93 (22/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 7.2 (49/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 23.4 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 13.71 (49/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 20.22 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 27.28 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 15.4 (26/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 21,160 (12/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 14,890 (10/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 6,280 (20/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 21.96 (16/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 11.1 (63/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 66.93 (15/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 11.73 (7/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 78,032 (51/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 341,276.35 (8/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 6.91 (37/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 44.64 (25/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 7.87 (11/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 17.26 (11/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 23.32 (53/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 6.56 (28/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 75.8 (29/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 67,500 (50/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 20,500 (58/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 3.29 (12/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 8.68 (21/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6.5 (43/62)
  • Population 2019 187,200 (50/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 86,830 (54/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 478.38 (38/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.42 (7/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 57.53 (46/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 26.3 (60/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 12.8 (7/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 3.99 (42/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.7 (44/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 20.16 (7/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.4 (44/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 61.64 (43/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.29 (56/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 25 (33/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.81 (35/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 67.75 (50/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 582.24 (49/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,225.73 (36/62)