Swansea Factsheet

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Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2017 0.33 (53/61)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2017 30.7 (57/62)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2017 31.48 (59/62)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2017 234.54 (58/62)
  • GVA per worker (£) 2017 44,327.04 (57/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2017 10.54 (35/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 5.5 (55/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2017 19.39 (52/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2017 17.19 (29/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2017 17.92 (57/63)
  • Population Aged 45-64 (%) 2017 25.7 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 65+ (%) 2017 19.79 (7/63)

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 2018 6.14 (49/62)
  • Housing Stock 2017 176,700 (19/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2018 153,110.4 (50/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2017 9.41 (21/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2017 39.24 (52/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2017 6.11 (29/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2017 9.66 (41/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2017 35.59 (6/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) August 2019 3.45 (21/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2017 67.7 (60/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2017 102,500 (31/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2017 56,500 (19/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2017 1.81 (57/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) August 2019 3.82 (24/63)

Size

  • GVA (£ billion) 2017 7.05 (30/62)
  • Population 2017 387,570 (19/63)
  • Total Jobs 2017 159,000 (27/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2018 468.4 (55/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.37 (50/58)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2017 31.8 (40/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2017 10.1 (17/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2016 21.61 (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)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 7.61 (39/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2018 71.02 (42/63)

Welfare

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