Manchester Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 1090km2
  • Local Authorities Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2017 7.3 (16/61)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2017 60.93 (8/62)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2017 90.27 (2/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2017 401.79 (11/62)
  • GVA per worker (£) 2017 50,436.99 (33/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2017 9.53 (46/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 13.19 (23/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2017 22.91 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2017 17.58 (24/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2017 20.15 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2017 24.01 (41/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2017 15.35 (42/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 11,160 (34/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 5,170 (44/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 5,990 (24/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 22.36 (15/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 18.02 (35/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.62 (46/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2018 7.49 (31/62)
  • Housing Stock 2017 1,058,640 (2/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2018 197,431.2 (34/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2017 7.89 (31/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2017 46.02 (18/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2017 5.68 (40/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2017 15.11 (17/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2017 25.3 (49/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2019 3.9 (12/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 72.5 (39/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2017 913,500 (2/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2017 309,000 (3/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2017 2.96 (15/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2019 4.17 (17/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ billion) 2017 61.63 (2/62)
  • Population 2017 2,474,150 (3/63)
  • Total Jobs 2017 1,222,000 (2/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2018 525.6 (23/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (37/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2017 61.6 (25/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2017 36.1 (25/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2017 9.9 (20/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2016 4.54 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.13 (36/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 15.25 (18/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.45 (31/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 63.86 (38/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 10.1 (34/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.2 (24/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2018 70.98 (43/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 8,480.58 (3/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,516 (21/62)