London Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 2660km2
  • Local Authorities Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Broxbourne, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Dartford, Ealing, Elmbridge, Enfield, Epping Forest, Epsom and Ewell, Gravesham, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hertsmere, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Runnymede, Southwark, Spelthorne, Sutton, Three Rivers, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Watford, Westminster, Woking

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 2.97 (17/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 84.9 (1/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 105.02 (1/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 676.62 (1/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 91,297 (2/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 13.64 (19/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 34.01 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 22.73 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 16.67 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 24.95 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 29.67 (56/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 10.95 (61/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 27,550 (9/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 6,850 (29/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 20,700 (1/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 22.76 (13/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 24.96 (5/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 52.28 (58/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 15.83 (2/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 4,074,890 (1/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 592,912.75 (1/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 2.37 (61/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 48.16 (7/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 4.82 (51/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 23.32 (2/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 21.34 (56/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) November 2019 2.86 (37/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 75.1 (31/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 4,645,000 (1/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 1,261,500 (1/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 3.68 (6/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2019 2.88 (39/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 539 (1/62)
  • Population 2018 10,151,260 (1/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 5,907,500 (1/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 712.79 (1/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.43 (3/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 68.49 (8/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 52.1 (5/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 6.7 (46/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 3.61 (54/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.62 (20/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 44.63 (1/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.5 (21/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 33.55 (63/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.01 (58/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 56 (2/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.68 (10/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 82.93 (31/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 29,695.94 (1/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,045.05 (48/62)