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Economy: £$€元: Key Facts

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The Key Facts section will attempt to number-crunch the city. Did you know that 300 miles of main sewers run under the streets of Brighton & Hove? Or that the city has a taxi fleet of almost 900. Or that around 4.5 million people walk the boards of Brighton Pier each year. Or that the city has more than 3,000 listed buildings.

 

Key Facts about the City's Economy, etc.

 

Date Key Fact Value
mid-2004
population
252,000
 
area
83 sq. km.
mid-2005
unemployment
3.1%
mid-2004
total no. in employment
110,000
2004
council & housing assoc. homes
17.7%
2004
total no. of households
117,000
2002
total value of city's economy
£3.7bn
2004
av. weekly earnings (mean) *
£466.40
2004
av.weekly earnings (median) *
£394.80
2004
av. weekly earnings (mean)#
£509.10
2004
av.weekly earnings (median)#
£430.40
2001
out commuters
33,450
2001
in commuters
28,311
Dec 2005
av. house price
£220,846
Dec 2005
av. detached house
£371,767
Dec 2005
av. semi-detached house
£248,598
Dec 2005
av. terraced house
£254,771
Dec 2005
av. flat
£169,044
 
no. of tourists each year
8 million
 
no. of visitors to Brighton Pier p.a.
4.5 million
 
no. of visitors to Royal Pavilion p.a.
320,000
 
no. of restaurants & cafes
400+
 
total length of main sewers
300 miles
 
no. of bus passenger journeys p.a.
35 million
 
increase in cycling activity since 2000
+50%
 
no. of adult full-time students
20,000+
 
no. of listed buildings
3,000+
 
no. of taxis (hackney)
489
 
no. of taxis (private hire)
440

Notes
* of those working in the city
# of those resident in the city


 

 

Question

Which sector of Brighton's economy employs the most people?

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