Cambridge Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 40km2
  • Local Authorities Cambridge

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 -0.09 (1/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 48.51 (18/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 48.11 (27/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 438.94 (11/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 59,751 (35/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 148.12 (1/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 29.37 (4/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 18.85 (55/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 30.33 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 18.1 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 26.85 (61/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 11.37 (59/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 11,280 (33/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 2,550 (61/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 8,730 (12/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 23.6 (11/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 27.82 (2/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 48.59 (62/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 15.26 (3/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 54,330 (61/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 514,181.85 (2/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 1.72 (62/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 41.46 (48/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 1.96 (62/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 15.58 (14/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 39.28 (3/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) July 2020 4.09 (62/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 80.4 (5/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 65,500 (53/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 43,000 (26/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 1.52 (60/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) July 2020 2.45 (63/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6 (47/62)
  • Population 2018 125,758 (61/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 108,500 (43/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 608.07 (6/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.46 (1/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 75 (2/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 61.4 (2/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 6.7 (47/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.3 (35/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 29.03 (1/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 11.26 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.4 (46/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 33.96 (62/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 14.56 (9/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 40 (11/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 10.8 (5/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 93.54 (6/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 272.61 (62/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,121.48 (62/62)