Stoke Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 300km2
  • Local Authorities Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 0.89 (52/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 30.75 (56/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 33.22 (60/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 278.21 (58/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 61,359 (26/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 6.05 (46/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 7.22 (47/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 21.06 (34/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 17.28 (29/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 18.37 (48/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 33.45 (22/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 17.65 (9/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 6,700 (57/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 4,830 (47/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 1,880 (55/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 22.38 (14/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 14.61 (53/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 63.01 (31/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 5.37 (57/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 171,770 (20/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 135,775.17 (59/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 11.64 (15/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 45.49 (20/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 6.76 (19/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 6.78 (56/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 29.33 (30/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) July 2020 7.02 (26/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 71.6 (47/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 120,000 (24/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 50,000 (23/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 2.4 (34/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) July 2020 7.8 (36/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 10 (25/62)
  • Population 2018 385,323 (20/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 170,000 (23/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 448.33 (57/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (56/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2018 54.17 (54/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 27.7 (51/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 11.6 (12/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 4.95 (17/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.35 (51/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 7.48 (58/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.38 (55/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 74.29 (4/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.3 (43/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 24 (44/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.2 (47/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 72.98 (44/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,362.41 (19/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,612.87 (17/62)