Chatham Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 270km2
  • Local Authorities Medway

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 3.98 (14/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 39.85 (32/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 54.21 (22/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 360.61 (35/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 66,073 (18/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 8.69 (31/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 10.36 (32/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 23.33 (11/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 15.22 (35/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 20.03 (23/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 27.22 (26/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 14.21 (36/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 9,430 (40/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 4,980 (45/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 4,450 (35/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 13.18 (56/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 18.12 (33/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 68.7 (6/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 9.01 (21/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 115,153 (37/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 271,757.42 (19/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 8.1 (28/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 41.78 (42/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 10.37 (4/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 9.37 (46/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 30.38 (21/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 6.58 (27/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 78 (16/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 67,000 (51/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 30,000 (45/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.23 (42/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 8.79 (17/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6.3 (46/62)
  • Population 2019 278,560 (32/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 98,735 (48/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 484.37 (33/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (16/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 65.16 (17/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 32.9 (38/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 8.4 (28/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 3.14 (59/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.12 (59/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 13.46 (23/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.41 (41/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 67.99 (21/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.19 (47/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 26 (31/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.83 (33/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 84.47 (27/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 861.85 (36/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,145.43 (43/62)