Southampton Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 140km2
  • Local Authorities Eastleigh, Southampton

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 7.35 (5/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 46.62 (18/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 78.61 (5/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 435.37 (14/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 71,760 (11/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 10.35 (23/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 14.05 (19/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 20.7 (38/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 21.55 (8/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 19.55 (27/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 24.4 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 13.8 (41/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 20,240 (14/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 7,840 (25/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 12,400 (7/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.46 (31/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 21.51 (14/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.03 (50/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 9.21 (19/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 165,772 (22/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 264,766.5 (20/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 6.51 (42/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 45.19 (20/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 5.69 (41/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 13.02 (25/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 29.58 (30/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 5.71 (47/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 76.9 (18/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 130,000 (20/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 54,000 (20/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.41 (34/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 5.39 (57/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 13.2 (16/62)
  • Population 2019 386,100 (20/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 184,225 (21/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 515.45 (21/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.41 (11/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 64.37 (19/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 39.4 (20/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 6.7 (44/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 3.5 (54/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 3.8 (17/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 10.05 (34/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.58 (18/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 65.18 (33/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 12.56 (17/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 34 (6/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.83 (34/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 82.47 (33/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,086.45 (28/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,903.39 (51/62)