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 (%) 2017 1.07 (39/61)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2017 94.87 (1/62)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2017 101.12 (1/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2017 582.99 (1/62)
  • GVA per worker (£) 2017 80,537.85 (2/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2017 21.85 (16/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 34.01 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2017 22.7 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2017 16.98 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2017 24.99 (2/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2017 22.88 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2017 12.45 (60/63)

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 2018 16.7 (2/62)
  • Housing Stock 2017 4,038,240 (1/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2018 607,545.7 (1/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2017 2.31 (61/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2017 47.55 (9/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2017 5.08 (49/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2017 23.09 (2/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2017 21.97 (56/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2019 2.75 (38/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 74.8 (29/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2017 4,593,000 (1/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2017 1,292,000 (1/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2017 3.55 (7/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2019 2.73 (41/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ billion) 2017 473.93 (1/62)
  • Population 2017 10,062,280 (1/63)
  • Total Jobs 2017 5,884,500 (1/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2018 751.4 (1/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.43 (3/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2017 68.59 (8/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2017 50.7 (6/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2017 6.6 (41/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2016 3.78 (53/63)
  • 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)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.68 (10/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2018 81.46 (30/63)

Welfare

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