Brighton Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 130km2
  • Local Authorities Adur, Brighton and Hove

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 4.77 (9/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 60.25 (5/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 87.7 (3/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 576.04 (3/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 65,994 (20/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 7.37 (35/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 13.95 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 17.87 (59/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 22.24 (7/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 20.15 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 26.2 (38/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 13.54 (46/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 12,470 (30/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 2,640 (58/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 9,820 (10/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 14.62 (53/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 27.55 (3/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 57.83 (52/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 14.12 (4/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 156,489 (24/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 416,365.84 (4/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 3.28 (57/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 46.21 (15/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 5.02 (51/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 15.08 (17/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 30.4 (20/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 6.47 (30/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 76 (24/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 117,500 (25/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 50,500 (21/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.33 (36/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 6 (48/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 10.8 (23/62)
  • Population 2019 355,190 (26/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 167,430 (24/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 478.74 (37/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.43 (5/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 68.71 (10/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 55.3 (4/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 3.3 (61/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 3.07 (61/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 4.57 (13/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 21.59 (5/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.52 (20/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 43.85 (59/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 17.45 (3/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 16 (56/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 12.03 (1/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 93.57 (5/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,073.46 (29/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,117.8 (45/62)