List of UK cities by GVA

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This is a list of cities and conurbations in the United Kingdom sorted by their Gross Value Added (GVA), a measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy. The Office for National Statistics produces Gross Value Added (GVA) data in terms of Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS). The lowest spatial area for which they are made is NUTS 3. Most cities are NUTS 3 areas in their own right. Some NUTS 3 areas are made up of groups of authorities or metropolitan boroughs, such as Greater Manchester South and Tyneside, and tend to reflect high levels of economic coherence.

Lists[edit]

NUTS1 regions by GVA (2015)
Region NUTS Code GVA
(£ millions)
North East UKC 49,677
North West UKD 156,872
Yorkshire and the Humber UKE 109,704
East Midlands UKF 97,887
West Midlands UKG 119,769
East of England UKH 145,651
 London UKI 378,424
South East UKJ 249,174
South West UKK 126,007
 Wales UKL 55,788
 Scotland UKM 127,260
 Northern Ireland UKN 34,410

The table below lists the largest NUTS 3 city regions by their Gross Value Added using data published by the Office for National Statistics published annually in December.[1][2]

GVA and GVA per head for 2015
Rank City/Conurbation GVA
(£ millions)
Growth (%)
2009-15
GVA
per head
GVA per employee
(productivity)
1 London[note 1] 378,424 Increase 30.6 £ 43,629 £ 70,392
2 Greater Manchester[note 2] 59,606 Increase 17.5 £ 21,626 £ 44,974
3 Birmingham 24,790 Increase 21.7 £ 22,307 £ 45,934
4 Leeds 21,260 Increase 14.6 £ 27,466 £ 45,790
5 Glasgow 19,624 Increase 12.8 £ 32,305 £ 46,914
6 Edinburgh 18,437 Increase 10.6 £ 36,963 £ 55,196
7 Tyneside[note 3] 18,224 Increase 21.1 £ 21,566 £ 42,788
8 Bristol 13,862 Increase 22.4 £ 30,850 £ 48,090
9 Sheffield 11,300 Increase 11.2 £ 19,833 £ 41,695
10 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan 11,044 Increase 12.4 £ 22,783 £ 42,181
11 Liverpool 10,907 Increase 0.6 £ 22,790 £ 43,396
12 Milton Keynes 10,884 Increase 39.3 £ 41,581 £ 62,247
13 Belfast 9,982 Increase 15.3 £ 35,023 £ 44,520
14 Bradford 9,504 Increase 10.6 £ 17,892 £ 43,507
15 Nottingham 8,816 Increase 16.8 £ 27,645 £ 37,948
16 Bournemouth and Poole 8,209 Increase 15.8 £23,787 £ 46,571
17 Coventry 7,655 Increase 31.1 £ 22,165 £ 45,706
18 Leicester 7,473 Increase 26.1 £ 21,812 £ 40,466
19 Brighton & Hove 7,129 Increase 26.7 £ 24,989 £ 45,348
20 Derby 6,932 Increase 28 £ 27,266 £ 51,932
21 Wakefield 6,621 Increase 20.2 £ 19,837 £ 42,590
22 Southampton 5,873 Increase 16.4 £ 23,535 £ 45,882
23 Sunderland 5,745 Increase 18.8 £ 20,728 £ 46,671
24 Portsmouth 5,344 Increase 13 £ 25,236 £ 46,405
25 Peterborough 5,382 Increase 22.5 £ 27,745 £ 46,482
26 Plymouth 5,192 Increase 20.4 £ 19,762 £ 40,322
27 Kingston upon Hull 5,129 Increase 4.3 £ 19,803 £ 41,246
28 York 5,068 Increase 12.8 £ 24,499 £ 45,547
29 Luton 4,888 Increase 9 £ 22,766 £ 51,701
30 Stoke-on-Trent 4,763 Increase 24 £ 18,926 £ 39,707
31 Wolverhampton 4,625 Increase 13.5 £ 18,179 £ 42,117
32 Swansea 4,503 Increase 16.1 £ 18,577 £ 38,584

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ GVA data consists of 5 NUTS 3 areas.
  2. ^ Includes Manchester and its metropolitan boroughs.
  3. ^ Tyneside includes Newcastle upon Tyne and the metropolitan boroughs of Gateshead, North Tyneside and South Tyneside.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ONS Regional GVA - December 2016". Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "Subregional Productivity - January 2017". Retrieved 10 June 2017.