Glasgow Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 780km2
  • Local Authorities Glasgow City, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 0.62 (56/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 41.83 (29/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 43.91 (40/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 334.23 (41/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 54,306 (49/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 4.45 (56/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 9.24 (37/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 18.69 (56/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 18.79 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 20.61 (14/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 33.64 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 14.06 (35/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 12,200 (31/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 6,150 (36/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 6,050 (22/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 30.01 (2/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 14.44 (54/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 55.56 (56/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 5.8 (51/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 484,335 (4/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 173,888.15 (44/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 5.38 (52/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 46.49 (13/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 6.28 (26/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 13.88 (21/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 27.96 (39/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) June 2020 7 (25/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 70.1 (53/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 400,000 (4/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 155,000 (4/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.58 (24/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) June 2020 8 (36/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 30 (4/62)
  • Population 2018 1,007,700 (4/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 555,000 (4/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 519.14 (16/62)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 46.7 (10/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 11.9 (9/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.35 (34/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.31 (53/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 23.12 (3/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.73 (8/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 55.93 (56/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.28 (44/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 16 (59/63)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 79 (40/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 3,621.17 (4/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,721.65 (12/62)