You can view the latest version of the Monthly City Scorecard here:
Key updates since the last scorecard include:
|In Employment||▲||• Between Oct 2021 and Sep 2022 there was an average of 118,100 working age residents in Hull in employment; equivalent to a working age employment rate of 70.3%.
• Whilst this is a 5,100 reduction in the number of residents in employment compared to the previous quarter, changes in the population denominator mean that the employment rate in Hull has actually risen slightly from 70.0% to 70.3%.
• Over the same period the national employment rate rose very slightly from 75.7% to 75.8%.
• Along with the previous quarter, the employment rate in Hull is currently at one of the lowest levels since mid-2018.
|Unemployment||▼||• Between Oct 2021 and Sep 2022 there was an average of 5,700 working age residents in Hull in unemployment; equivalent to a working age unemployment rate of 4.6%.
• This is a 600 reduction in the number of residents in unemployment compared to the previous quarter, meaning that the unemployment rate in Hull has fallen from 4.6% to 4.6%
• Over the same period the national unemployment rate fell slightly from 3.9% to 3.7%.
• This remains the lowest level of unemployment on recent record.
|Economic Inactivity||▼||• Between Oct 2021 and Sep 2022 there was an average of 40,600 working age residents in Hull in economic inactivity; equivalent to a working age economic inactivity rate of 25.6%.
• This is a 2,500 reduction in the number of residents in economic inactivity compared to the previous quarter, meaning that the economic inactivity rate in Hull has fallen from 25.6% to 25.3%
• Over the same period the national unemployment rate remained static at 21.2% for a fourth consecutive quarter.
• This is the first decrease in economic inactivity in Hull following increases during the previous five quarters.
|Claimant Count||▲||• Between November and December 2022, the total number of unemployment benefit claimants in Hull increased by 340 claimants from 9,715 to 10,055.
• As a result, the unemployment benefit claimant rate in Hull increased from 5.8% to 6.0%.
• Over the same period the national unemployment rate increased from 3.7% to 3.8%.
• Compared to December 2021 there are currently 2,275 less (-18.5%) unemployment claimants in Hull and the unemployment claimant rate has fallen from 7.4% to 6.0%.
• Unemployment benefit claimants numbers have now increased over two consecutive months by a total of 690 claimants; increasing the unemployment claimant rate from a recent low of 5.6% to 6.0%.
• However, small increases in unemployment are usual at this time of year.
|Jobs / Jobs Density||▼||• Latest ONS figures suggest that in 2021 there were a total of 137,000 jobs in Hull (includes employees, self-employed, government-supported trainees and HM Forces).
• This is a small decrease of 1,000 jobs from 138,000 in 2020.
• However, the 2021 Hull figure is equivalent to 0.82 jobs per head of population aged 16 – 64; the same as in each of the previous two years.
• This is slightly higher than the regional figure (0.81) but below the national figure (0.87).
|Resident Median Full Time Weekly Wages||▲||• Latest ONS figures suggest that in 2022 the median full time weekly wage for a resident of Hull was £537.50.
• This is £108.30 less than the national average.
• Since 2021, there has been an increase in median full time weekly wages in Hull of £19.80 (3.8%)
• This compares to an increase nationally of £32.50 (5.3%); resulting in a widening of the gap between Hull and national wages.
|Working Age Disability||▼||• Between Oct 2021 and Sep 2022 there was an average of 50,700 working age residents in Hull with a disability; equivalent to a working age disability rate of 31.6%.
• This is a 5,300 reduction in the number of residents with a disability compared to the previous quarter, meaning that the disability rate in Hull has fallen from 33.2% to 31.6%
• Over the same period the national disability rate increased slightly from 23.5% to 23.6%.
|• Humberside Police are currently implementing a new crime recording system so are unable to provide crime, outcome or stop and search data.
• Data will be provided, and the scorecard will be updated, when this work is complete.
• Note that this affects both the monthly count / rate and the 12 month rolling count / rate crime and ASB figures on the data observatory from May 2022 onwards.
Young People and Education
|16 – 17 Year Old NEET (including Not Known)||▼||• In 2021/22, there were a total of 343 16 – 17 year olds in Hull who were classed as NEET or not known.
• This is equivalent of 5.6% of 16 – 17 year olds.
• This is an increase of 34 from 309 the previous year, when the rate was 5.3%.
• Over the same period the national rate decreased from 5.5% to 4.7%.
|House Sales||▼||• There were a total of 230 house sales in Hull in September 2022.
• Total house sales for the last 12 month period are now 3,258.
• This is 551 (14.5%) fewer house sales than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.
• Over the same period national house sales have fallen by 33.4%.
|Average House Prices||▲||• The average house price in Hull in November 2022 was £138,683.
• This is £12,825 (10.2%) more than November of the previous year.
• Over the same period national house prices rose by 10.9%.
• The average house price in Hull is £176,390 (56.0%) lower than the national average.
|Average Private Rents||▲||• Between October 2021 and September 2022, the average private monthly rent in Hull was £479.
• This is £12 (2.6%) more than six months earlier.
• Current private monthly rents in Hull are almost half the national figure of £946.
• Over the last six months the national figure increased by £20 (2.2%).