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City Scorecard May 2022

Key updates since the last scorecard include:

Employment

Employment • Between September 2021 and December 2021 the total number of people in employment in Hull decreased by 1,600 residents from 125,300 to 123,700.
• As a result, the employment rate in Hull decreased from 72.3% to 71.1%.
• Over the same period the national rate increased from 74.9% to 75.1%.
Unemployment • Between September 2021 and December 2021 the total number of people in unemployment in Hull decreased by 1,000 residents from 7,300 to 6,300 – the lowest number of unemployed people in Hull on recent record.
• As a result, the unemployment rate in Hull decreased from 5.5% to 4.9%.
• Over the same period the national rate decreased from 4.9% to 4.5%.
Economic Inactivity • Between September 2021 and December 2021 the total number of economically inactive people in Hull increased by 800 residents from 40,200 to 41,000 – the highest number of economically inactive people in Hull since mid-2018.
• As a result, the economic inactivity rate in Hull increased from 23.9% to 24.4%.
• Over the same period the national rate increased from 21.2% to 21.3%
Claimant Count • Between February and March 2022, the total number of unemployment benefit claimants in Hull slightly increased by 5 claimants from 12,285 to 12,290.
• As a result, the unemployment benefit claimant rate in Hull remained static at 7.3%.
• Over the same period the national rate also remained static at 4.3%.
• This small increase follows an increase the previous month (+95); signifying the end of a year of consistently reducing numbers.
• Compared to March 2021 there are currently 4,110 less (-25.1%) unemployment claimants in Hull and the unemployment claimant rate has fallen from 9.8% to 7.3%.
• However, compared to March 2020, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there remains 2,415 more (+24.5%) unemployment claimants in Hull and the unemployment claimant rate has risen from 5.9% to 7.3%.


Health

Male Life Expectancy at Birth • Male life expectancy at birth is currently (2018 – 20) estimated at 75.6.
• This is nearly four years below the national figure of 79.4.
• Since the last reporting period (2017 – 19) male life expectancy has fallen slightly by 0.2 years – the second year of reductions.
• This compares to a reduction in male life expectancy of 0.4 years nationally over the same period.
Female Life Expectancy at Birth • Female life expectancy at birth is currently (2018 – 20) estimated at 80.0.
• This is approximately three years below the national figure of 83.1.
• Since the last reporting period (2017 – 19) female life expectancy has fallen slightly by 0.1 years – the second year of reductions.
• This compares to a reduction in female life expectancy of 0.3 years nationally over the same period.
Working Age Disability • Between September 2021 and December 2021 the total number of working aged adults in Hull with a disability increased by 1,100 residents from 54,700 to 55,800 – the highest number of disabled adults in Hull on recent record.
• As a result, the working age disability rate in Hull increased from 32.5% to an all-time high of 33.2%.
• Over the same period the national rate increased from 22.5% to 22.9%


Crime

All Offences • There were a total of 3,239 offences in Hull in March 2022.
• Total crime for the last 12 month period is now 36,336.
• This is 2,901 (8.7%) more offences than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.
Criminal Damage and Arson • There were 398 criminal damage and arson offences in Hull in March 2022.
• The number of criminal damage and arson offences for the last 12 month period is now 4,644.
• This is 570 (14.0%) more offences than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.
Violent Crime and Sexual Offences • There were 1,390 violent offences in Hull in March 2022.
• The number of violent offences for the last 12 month period is now 15,900.
• This is 1,482 (10.3%) more violent offences than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.
ASB • There were 422 incidents of ASB in Hull in March 2022.
• The number of ASB incidents for the last 12 month period is now 5,398.
• This is 1,580 (22.6%) less ASB incidents than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.


Housing

House Sales • There were a total of 140 house sales in Hull in December 2021.
• Total house sales for the last 12 month period are now 3,290.
• This is 386 (13.3%) more house sales than during the same 12 month period of the previous year.
• Over the same period national house sales increased by 23.9%.
Average House Prices The average house price in Hull in February 2022 was £127,783.
• This is £8,855 (7.4%) more than February of the previous year.
• Over the same period national house prices rose by 10.7%.
• The average house price in Hull is £168,105 (56.8%) lower than the national average.