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 (%) 2018 1.14 (49/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 76.67 (2/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 82.08 (3/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 473.9 (8/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 58,070 (37/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 6.01 (47/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 13.19 (23/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 22.96 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 17.39 (26/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 20.25 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 35.28 (10/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 16.94 (13/63)

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 2019 7.27 (34/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 1,066,660 (2/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 199,108.03 (33/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 7.4 (34/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 47.96 (8/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 5.9 (32/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 14.9 (18/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 23.85 (51/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2020 7 (8/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 71.8 (46/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 957,500 (2/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 300,500 (3/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 3.19 (11/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2020 7 (20/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 73 (2/62)
  • Population 2018 2,486,481 (3/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 1,257,000 (2/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 512.18 (19/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (37/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 61.84 (27/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 36.6 (26/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 9.6 (23/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.37 (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)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 31 (23/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.2 (24/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 74.06 (43/63)

Welfare

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