Leicester Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 230km2
  • Local Authorities Blaby, Leicester, Oadby and Wigston

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 0.25 (60/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 52.27 (14/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 53.25 (15/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 397.8 (21/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 57,523 (40/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 6.82 (40/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 26.14 (6/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 22.78 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 20.78 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 19.31 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 31.07 (48/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 13.34 (47/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 7,010 (56/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 3,860 (53/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 3,150 (45/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.56 (29/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 19.89 (22/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 60.55 (40/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 8.45 (22/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 201,860 (16/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 208,328.56 (29/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 11.01 (16/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 39.04 (56/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 5.74 (36/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 12.8 (27/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 31.41 (16/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) June 2020 6 (48/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 70.8 (50/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 171,500 (12/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 78,000 (12/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.2 (46/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) June 2020 6 (45/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 14 (14/62)
  • Population 2018 512,695 (14/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 249,500 (12/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 451.48 (54/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.4 (23/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 58.47 (45/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 32.3 (39/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 14.6 (3/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.18 (39/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.34 (21/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 11.92 (28/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.46 (29/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 63.68 (39/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 12.89 (15/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 26 (34/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.72 (36/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 84.4 (28/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,578.78 (15/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,225.3 (37/62)