Swansea Factsheet

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Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2018 5.84 (9/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2018 32.1 (54/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2018 48.54 (26/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2018 281.61 (57/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 56,475 (43/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 6.91 (38/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 5.5 (55/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2018 19.32 (53/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2018 17.3 (27/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2018 17.85 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2018 34.22 (15/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2018 14.92 (29/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 12,910 (27/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 8,020 (24/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 4,900 (31/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.17 (33/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 14.83 (52/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 65.99 (20/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2019 6 (49/62)
  • Housing Stock 2018 177,044 (19/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2019 153,803.35 (50/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2018 9.24 (24/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2018 39.11 (55/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2018 6.77 (18/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2018 8.4 (49/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2018 36.48 (5/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) April 2020 5 (30/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 69.9 (54/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2018 102,500 (31/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2018 59,000 (18/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2018 1.74 (58/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) April 2020 6 (23/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 9 (27/62)
  • Population 2018 389,372 (19/63)
  • Total Jobs 2018 162,000 (26/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2019 443.64 (58/62)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (50/58)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2018 33.3 (35/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2018 9.9 (21/62)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2017 22.43 (1/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 1.38 (50/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 6.01 (62/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.53 (19/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 75.48 (2/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 8.99 (51/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2018 44 (8/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.61 (39/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 72.16 (46/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 1,518.12 (16/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,976.21 (4/62)