London Statistics

London stats

London Statistics. London In Numbers

Housing Gap

  • There has been an increase of 540,000 households in London over ten years but only 430,000 new homes built.

London Overground

  • There are 83 stations on the London Overground.

The Tube

  • There are 270 stations on London’s tube network covering a total route of 402km (250 miles).

London’s busiest station

  • Waterloo is London’s busiest railway station with around 82 million passengers per year.

Cost of services

  • Between them, London’s 33 councils will spend about £15.6 billion on providing services such as education, public health, social care, waste management, housing and culture in 2013/14

Population of London

Population  2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
London  7,825 Million 8.3 Million 8.41 Million 8.5 Million 8.674 Million 8.788 million

Business Districts

London has five major business districts: the City, Westminster, Canary Wharf, Camden & Islington and Lambeth & Southwark.

Business District Office Space m2  Business Concentration
City of London 7,740,000 Finance, broking, insurance, legal, fund managers, banking
Westminster 5,780,000 Head offices, real estate, private banking, hedge funds, government
Camden & Islington 2,294,000 Creative industries, finance, design, art, fashion, architecture, media
Canary Wharf 2,120,000 Banking, media, legal
Lambeth & Southwark 1,780,000 Accountancy, consultancy, local government

Number of people working in the city of London

UK business register and employment survey

Area

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

City of London: Total employment

454,700 413,500 391,200 400,800 388,600

Tower Hamlets: Total employment

277,400 260,000 254,200 240,400 237,700

Westminster: Total employment

724,700 702,100 693,400 666,300 644,200

City of London: Financial services

164,000 161,600 147,600 159,300 155,000

Tower Hamlets (Canary Wharf): Financial services

72,400 67,900 72,400 72,600 74,600

Greater London: Financial services

362,100 356,100 343,600 360,000 357,900

Great Britain: Financial services

1,025,400 1,037,400 1,022,000 1,045,500 1,051,900

 

London Business Enterprise Births and Deaths in 2015

Sub-Region 

Enterprise Births

Enterprise Deaths

Net Start-ups rate

Inner London 55,295 30,785 8.5%
 – Inner West 27,985 16,270 7.3%
 – Inner East 27,310 14,515 10%
Outer London 45,625 26,045 7.7%
 – Outer West 20,240 12,170 6.9%
 – Outer East 15,410 7,945 9.9%
 – Outer South 9,975 5,980 6.6%
Greater London 383,075 252,040 8.1%

Source: ONS business demography 2015.

Commuting from outside London to inner London, by occupation, in 2015

Those who work in inner London, in lower skill jobs and lower pay jobs are less likely to travel from outside London to get to their work place.

Occupation

Proportion of total commuters

from outside London to Inner London

Proportion of Inner

London Workforce

Managers, directors and senior officials 20.4% 14.4%
Professional occupations 30.7% 27.1%
Associate professional and technical occupations 25.4% 21.1%
Administrative and secretarial occupations 9.9% 10.1%
Skilled trades occupations 6.0% 6.0%
Caring, leisure and other service occupations 1.2% 5.2%
Sales and customer service occupations 1.9% 5.5.%
Process, plant and machine operatives 2.2% 3.1%
Elementary occupations 2.5% 7.4%

Source: ONS Annual Population Survey

Sources of funding for Transport for London in 2017-18

Grants: 25%

Fares: 47%

Other Incomes: 11%

Borrowing and Cash Reserves: 17%

Source: Transport for London Budget 2017-18

Religion In London

London has centers of worship for a multitude of faiths. Statistics year 2011.

Religion  In Numbers In Percentages %
Christian 3,957,984 48.42%
No religion 1,694,372 20.73%
Muslim 1,012,823 12.39%
Religion not stated 692,739 8.47%
Hindu 411,291 5.03%
Jewish 148,602 1.82%
Sikh 126,134 1.54%
Buddhist 82,026 1.00%
Other religion 47,970 0.59%

Note: Isolated Traveller will keep updating this post as regulary as possible, adding new statistics and information. 

Florence Statistics and figures

Photos of Florence, Italy

Florence In Numbers

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Population 379,122 2014
Country Italy 2017
Region Tuscany 2017
Province Florence (FI) 2017
Time zone CET, UTC+1 2017
Dialing code 055 2017
Postal code 50100 2017
Patron Saint John the Baptist 2017
Coordinates 43°46′18″N 11°15′13″E / 43.77167, 11.25361 2017

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Gender Ratio 

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Population By Gender
Males 179,225 2016
Females 203,033 2016

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Age Distribution

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0-9 years 30,658 2015
10-19 years 31,099 2015
20-29 years 35,243 2015
30-39 years 48,202 2015
40-49 years 61,372 2015
50-59 years 55,154 2015
60-69 years 46,281 2015
70-79 years 40,470 2015
80+ years 34,329 2015

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Nationality

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Italian 322,614 2016
Foreigners 59,644 2016

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Crime reports:

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Theft reports 6,000 (per 100,000 residents) 2017
malicious damage 1,101 (per 100,000 residents) 2017

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 Temperature and Precipitation Per Month

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Months Warmest Coldest Precipitation
January 10.1°C 1.4°C 9
February 12.0°C 2.8°C 8
March 15.0°C 4.9°C 8
April 18.8°C 7.7°C 9
May 23.4°C 11.3°C 8
June 27.3°C 14.7°C 6
July 31.1°C 17.2°C 3
August 30.6°C 17.0°C 5
September 26.6°C 14.2°C 5
October 21.1°C 10.0°C 7
November 14.9°C 5.5°C 10
December 10.4°C 2.4°C 8

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Eupen Statistics and figures

Eupen City

Eupen In Numbers

 

About Eupen

Area 40.05 sq mi
Postal Codes 4700, 4701
Area Codes  087
Country Belgium
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Local dialing code 087
Elevation 260m

 

Population

 Population 19,461  2017
 Population Density 480/sq mi  2016
 Males  9,541  2017
 Females  9,920  2017

 

Population Nationalities

Belgium 16,115  2011
European Union  1,908  2011
Europe (other)  534  2011
Africa 148  148  2011
Other Nationality 394 2011

 

Population Age Distribution

 0 – 9 years  1,920 2011
 10 – 19 years  2,350 2011
 20 – 29 years  2,411 2011
 30 – 39 years  2,112 2011
 40 – 49 years  3,069 2011
 50 – 59 years  2,622 2011
60 – 69 years 2,059 2011
70 – 79 years 1,697 2011
80+ years 859 2011

 

 

 

11 Facts You Might Not Know About Edinburgh

Edinburgh city

11 Facts You Might Not Know About Edinburgh

 

1. The volcano`s crater got the name “Arthur`s Throne”.

2. Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have its own fire service in 1703.

3. The first king of Great Britain James I (a Scottish king James VI) was born in the Edinburgh castle.

4.The Stone of Destiny which is kept in the Edinburgh castle is still used for the crowning of English Monarchs.

   – according to legend, the real stone was secretly swapped for a fake one at some point in its history.Edinburgh replaced Scone as the capital of Scotland in 1437.

5. Originally the Scots mile was longer than the English Mile, but it was abolished as a unit of measure by the 1824 Weights and Measures Act.

6. J.K. Rowling wrote some of Harry Potter in an Edinburgh café; The Elephant.

   – took inspiration from the landscape for her characters and locations.

7. Edinburgh is also standing on seven hills like Rome and Moscow.

8. Royal Mile is the most famous street in the city

9. Edinburgh Castle’s Great Hall has a small window high above the fireplace known as “laird’s lug” which translates into “the Lord’s ear.”

10. The window allowed castle residents to eavesdrop on conversations taking place in the Great Hall.

11. Edinburgh has 112 parks and more trees per head of population than any other city in the United Kingdom.

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