Edinburgh Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 260km2
  • Local Authorities Edinburgh, City of

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 2.18 (23/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 45.32 (23/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 54.39 (14/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 416.49 (18/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 75,134 (8/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 31.63 (7/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 15.9 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 16.75 (63/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 21.63 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 23.36 (5/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 31.31 (45/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 13.29 (49/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 19,310 (15/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 3,540 (55/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 15,770 (5/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 17.02 (43/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 23.44 (8/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.55 (48/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 8.23 (26/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 249,810 (11/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 266,827.13 (17/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 2.4 (60/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 42.11 (42/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 3.92 (59/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 22.04 (3/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 29.53 (27/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2020 4 (57/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 76.7 (20/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 249,000 (9/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 104,500 (10/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.38 (38/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2020 3 (57/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 27 (7/62)
  • Population 2018 518,500 (13/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 353,500 (9/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 561.22 (11/62)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 58.8 (3/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 5.9 (51/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.49 (25/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 4.3 (14/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 27.61 (2/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.73 (9/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 40.7 (60/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 16.34 (5/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 7 (62/63)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 90.24 (15/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,384.02 (18/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,809.05 (56/62)