Newport Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 320km2
  • Local Authorities Newport, Torfaen

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 -4.84 (3/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 57.71 (8/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 41.83 (46/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 328.19 (45/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 52,017 (60/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 8.82 (29/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 6.24 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 22.04 (25/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 14.6 (45/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 19.1 (36/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 27.85 (18/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 16.41 (20/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 14,620 (25/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 10,070 (18/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 4,550 (34/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 21.29 (22/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 13.2 (58/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 65.51 (23/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 6.73 (42/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 110,125 (41/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 186,857.38 (39/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 12.69 (11/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 41.17 (48/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 6.26 (29/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 9.85 (41/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 30.03 (26/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 6.83 (23/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 73.2 (40/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 82,000 (40/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 37,000 (36/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.22 (44/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 9.79 (10/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6.2 (47/62)
  • Population 2019 248,640 (39/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 118,200 (38/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 492.13 (28/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (52/58)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 33.9 (35/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 8.2 (31/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 6.13 (5/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.19 (57/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 8.38 (47/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.4 (43/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 74.69 (3/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.35 (55/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 27 (25/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 6.98 (50/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 58.08 (56/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 905.37 (33/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,797.7 (10/62)