Southend Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 390km2
  • Local Authorities Castle Point, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 0.51 (57/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 49.51 (15/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 51.74 (17/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 437.81 (12/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 54,547 (48/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 4.32 (57/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 6.75 (51/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 20.45 (43/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 12.77 (58/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 18.12 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 35.22 (11/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 17.11 (11/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 11,040 (35/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 8,260 (23/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 2,780 (50/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 9.05 (63/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 16.94 (41/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 74.01 (1/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 10.77 (10/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 155,060 (25/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 337,110.71 (8/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 6.51 (41/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 44.3 (28/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 6.95 (15/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 12.59 (28/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 29.65 (26/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2020 5 (32/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 80.4 (4/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 78,000 (41/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 32,500 (43/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.4 (35/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2020 6 (24/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6 (44/62)
  • Population 2018 359,514 (25/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 111,500 (40/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 417.41 (62/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.42 (6/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 66.55 (12/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 26.9 (54/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 6.5 (49/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 3.23 (60/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.07 (38/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 19.54 (8/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.43 (36/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 59.51 (51/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.2 (46/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 48 (5/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 9.25 (14/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 49.38 (59/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,200.65 (21/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,414.81 (28/62)