Swindon Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 230km2
  • Local Authorities Swindon

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 2.19 (29/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 41.63 (29/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 49.96 (29/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 379.4 (25/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 86,814 (3/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 6.51 (42/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 12.88 (24/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 22.66 (20/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 12.9 (58/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 20.92 (14/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 29.24 (12/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 14.27 (35/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 15,120 (23/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 6,120 (37/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 9,000 (11/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 16.28 (45/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 16.93 (42/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 66.79 (17/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 8 (28/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 98,866 (44/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 242,690.93 (23/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 8.41 (26/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 49.73 (6/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 5.76 (39/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 18.01 (8/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 18.09 (61/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 5.57 (50/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 78.9 (10/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 96,500 (33/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 21,000 (56/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 4.6 (2/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 7.93 (31/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 10.2 (26/62)
  • Population 2019 222,190 (44/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 118,850 (37/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 556.05 (13/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.39 (32/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 62.93 (24/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 34.4 (34/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 6.1 (52/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 4.79 (18/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 4.19 (16/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 9.69 (39/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.38 (52/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 68.16 (20/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 9.49 (38/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 28 (18/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.08 (29/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 80.84 (37/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 621.12 (47/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 2,878.21 (52/62)