Huddersfield Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 410km2
  • Local Authorities Kirklees

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 3.13 (17/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 36.27 (44/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 48.09 (32/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 377.34 (26/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 53,463 (54/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 5.52 (50/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 10.8 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 22.76 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 14.76 (42/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 18.9 (40/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 27.81 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 15.76 (24/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 9,000 (45/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 6,750 (30/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 2,250 (51/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 15.29 (49/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 17.3 (39/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 67.41 (13/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 6.89 (40/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 189,182 (17/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 181,654.91 (42/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 15.25 (7/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 42.54 (37/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 7.44 (13/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 7.93 (52/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 26.84 (41/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 6.66 (25/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 71.9 (45/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 119,500 (24/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 44,000 (28/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.72 (20/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 8.11 (27/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 8.7 (29/62)
  • Population 2019 439,790 (17/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 163,950 (26/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 416.55 (61/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (34/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 63.43 (22/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 31.8 (41/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 9.4 (18/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 4.35 (29/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 0.93 (61/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 10.56 (33/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.38 (50/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 69.66 (17/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.25 (45/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 23 (46/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.21 (15/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 63.21 (54/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,420.22 (17/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,295.17 (32/62)