Plymouth Factsheet

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Area

  • Area 80km2
  • Local Authorities Plymouth

Business and innovation

  • Business Churn Rate (%) 2019 2.19 (30/63)
  • Business Closures (per 10,000 population) 2019 27.85 (62/63)
  • Business Start-ups (per 10,000 population) 2019 33.38 (62/63)
  • Business stock (per 10,000 population) 2019 253.15 (62/63)
  • GDP per worker (£) 2018 55,423 (44/62)
  • Patent Applications (per 100,000 of population) 2018 9.28 (25/63)

Demographics

  • People Born Outside the UK (%) 2011 7.1 (50/63)
  • Population Aged 0-17 (%) 2019 20.18 (44/63)
  • Population Aged 18-29 (%) 2019 18.56 (21/63)
  • Population Aged 30-44 (%) 2019 18.19 (51/63)
  • Population Aged 45-66 (%) 2019 26.49 (30/63)
  • Population Aged 67+ (%) 2019 16.57 (18/63)

Exports

  • Exports per job (£) 2017 7,320 (55/62)
  • Goods exports per job (£) 2017 5,380 (43/62)
  • Services exports per job (£) 2017 1,950 (53/62)

Housing

  • Households in Social Rentership (%) 2011 19.3 (32/63)
  • Households Renting Privately or Living Rent-Free (%) 2011 21.24 (15/63)
  • Households that Own or Part-Own Their Home (%) 2011 59.46 (49/63)
  • Housing Affordability Ratio 2020 8.6 (23/62)
  • Housing Stock 2019 119,548 (35/63)
  • Mean house price (£) 2020 201,467.24 (35/62)

Industrial Structure

  • Manufacturing (%) 2019 12.41 (13/62)
  • Other Private Services (%) 2019 40.32 (50/62)
  • Other Sectors (%) 2019 5.62 (43/62)
  • Private Knowledge Intensive Business Services (%) 2019 7.98 (51/62)
  • Public Services (%) 2019 33.68 (8/62)

Jobs and Employment

  • Claimant Count (%) January 2021 5.88 (43/63)
  • Employment Rate (%) 2018 75.8 (27/63)
  • Private Sector Jobs 2019 76,500 (44/62)
  • Publicly Funded Jobs 2019 38,000 (33/62)
  • Ratio of Private to Public Sector Employment 2019 2.01 (53/62)
  • Youth Claimant Count (%) November 2020 6.2 (44/63)

Size

  • GDP (£ billion) 2018 6.2 (48/62)
  • Population 2019 262,100 (36/63)
  • Total Jobs 2019 112,840 (40/62)

Skills, Wages and Inequality

  • Average Weekly Workplace Earnings (£) 2020 455.44 (52/63)
  • Gini coefficient 2016 0.38 (40/58)
  • Pupils achieving 9-4 grades in Maths & English at GCSE (%) 2019 56.72 (49/55)
  • Working Age Population with a Qualification at NVQ4 or Above (%) 2019 31.1 (44/63)
  • Working Age Population with No Formal Qualifications (%) 2019 6.4 (50/63)

Travel and Environment

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita (tons) 2018 3.34 (56/63)
  • Commuting by Bicycle (%) 2011 2.6 (27/63)
  • Commuting by Bus, Train or Metro (%) 2011 11.66 (30/63)
  • Commuting by Other Methods (%) 2011 0.86 (4/63)
  • Commuting by Private Vehicle (%) 2011 64.03 (36/63)
  • Commuting on Foot (%) 2011 14.12 (12/63)
  • Number of days of poor air quality 2019 15 (58/63)
  • People who Work from Home (%) 2011 6.72 (55/59)
  • Ultrafast Broadband (%) 2019 92.15 (9/63)

Welfare

  • Total welfare spend (£ million) 2014 896.05 (34/62)
  • Welfare Spend Per Capita (£) 2014 3,426.59 (27/62)