Telford Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 290km2
  • Local Authorities Telford and Wrekin

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 8.44 (4/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 34.19 (49/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 62.55 (12/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 335.83 (42/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 61,554 (24/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 8.83 (28/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 7.28 (45/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 22.86 (17/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 14.62 (44/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 19.12 (34/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 28.19 (16/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 15.2 (29/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 20,850 (13/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 15,370 (9/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 5,480 (28/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.68 (28/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 16.2 (45/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 64.12 (27/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 7.34 (35/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 76,763 (52/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 190,046.99 (37/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 16.73 (3/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 44.12 (26/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 5.47 (44/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 10.26 (37/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 23.42 (52/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 5.88 (42/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 76.1 (23/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 68,000 (48/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 20,500 (59/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 3.32 (10/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 8.25 (25/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 5.4 (55/62)
  • Population 2019 179,850 (53/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 89,650 (53/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 487.5 (32/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.38 (45/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 60.2 (34/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 28.1 (52/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 6.9 (42/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 5.15 (12/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.1 (37/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 5.38 (63/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.42 (38/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 76.57 (1/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 7.45 (61/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 25 (36/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 8.08 (30/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 80.83 (38/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 599.64 (48/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,539.77 (19/62)