Businesses in Leicester

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.5%
 Professional Services: 12.4%
 Restaurants: 9.1%
 Industry: 7.8%
 Home Services: 7.7%
 Education: 5.9%
 Food: 5.6%
 Local Services: 5.5%
 Medical: 5.1%
 Other: 20.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts26125.2 years4.10.8
Car repair68121.3 years4.22.0
Beauty salons51518.5 years4.41.5
Hairdressers40919.3 years4.41.2
Secondary education25330.3 years3.80.7
Loan companies38823.9 years3.81.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets69525.4 years4.22.0
Street vendors38316.6 years4.01.1
Electrical installation25124.1 years4.20.7
General contractors71126.8 years4.12.0
Other construction35724.4 years4.51.0
Real estate40522.1 years4.01.2
Construction of buildings25928.6 years4.20.7
Other membership organizations29625.9 years4.20.9
Wholesale of machinery41731.5 years4.21.2
Health and medical90023.8 years3.72.6
Accountants21422.4 years4.80.6
Advertising and marketing21723.6 years4.50.6
Corporate management44924.5 years4.11.3
Lawyers legal21432.4 years4.00.6
Specialized design30622.4 years4.70.9
Technical construction services44630.5 years4.21.3
Churches32021.5 years4.40.9
Bars, pubs and taverns51521.8 years4.11.5
Cafes30218.6 years4.10.9
Clothing stores56633.7 years4.21.6
Electronics stores50328.5 years4.11.4
Furniture stores22032.6 years4.00.6
Hardware stores47433.4 years4.01.4
Household appliances and goods40928.2 years4.11.2
Office supplies and stationery stores31634.4 years4.60.9
Pharmacies and drug stores26628.2 years4.10.8
Shopping other88129.8 years4.22.5
Area of Leicester, England73.3 km²
Population347,777
Male Population171,850 (49.4%)
Female Population175,927 (50.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +68.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +26.1%
Median Age32.1
Male Median Age31.7
Female Median Age32.4
Area Codes116
NeighborhoodsCity Centre, Leicester South, Oadby, Syston, Thurmaston
Local TimeSaturday 1:51 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Weather11.1°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng52.6386° / -1.13169°
Postal CodesLE1LE13LE14LE18LE19More

Leicester, England - Map

Leicester, England Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population206,474243,289275,766347,777
Population Density2,816 / km²3,318 / km²3,761 / km²4,743 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leicester Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 26.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Leicester, England+68.4%+42.9%+26.1%
City of Leicester+68.4%+42.9%+26.1%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leicester, England Median Age

Median Age: 32.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Leicester, England32.1 years32.4 years31.7 years
City of Leicester32.1 years32.4 years31.7 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Leicester, England Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 512,87712,58425,462
5-911,08010,69321,773
10-1410,96110,20021,162
15-1912,84213,01225,855
20-2417,84419,69037,534
25-2915,47815,61831,097
30-3413,89512,75726,653
35-3911,72411,41423,138
40-4410,97611,12922,106
45-4910,70010,68421,385
50-549,92110,07219,994
55-598,8468,54617,393
60-647,4977,32914,827
65-695,1095,47210,582
70-744,3515,1789,530
75-793,4684,3117,780
80-842,3633,5185,881
85 Plus1,9183,7175,636
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Leicester, England Population Density

Population Density: 4,743 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Leicester, England347,77773.3 km²4,743 / km²
City of Leicester348,01373.4 km²4,741 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leicester, England Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1760 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Leicester
 Area Code 116: 74.5%
 Area Code 1455: 5.5%
 Other: 20%

Business distribution by price for Leicester, England

 Inexpensive: 47.8%
 Moderate: 40.5%
 Expensive: 7.3%
 Very Expensive: 4.4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Leicester, England CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Leicester, England3,323,058 t9.56 t45,322 t/km²
City of Leicester3,325,313 t9.56 t45,307 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Leicester, England CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)3,323,058 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita9.56 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)45,322 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (9)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
1/28/152:25 PM3.829.7 km3,000 m1km N of Ashwell, United Kingdomusgs.gov
4/17/1411:50 PM3.528.6 km2,000 m1km NW of Ashwell, United Kingdomusgs.gov
4/5/086:57 AM3.195.6 km19,200 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
8/19/0312:46 PM3.294.1 km13,200 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
9/22/028:32 PM3.269.3 km9,300 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
9/22/024:53 PM4.870.3 km9,400 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
10/28/018:25 AM4.229.7 km11,600 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
9/22/009:23 PM451.5 km13,100 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
10/1/998:50 PM3.268.8 km10,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
1/21/993:10 AM3.398.2 km10,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov

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Leicester, England

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Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Leicester
 Postal Code LE2: 17.1%
 Postal Code LE1: 16.2%
 Postal Code LE4: 15.2%
 Postal Code LE3: 13%
 Postal Code LE5: 9.3%
 Postal Code LE9: 8%
 Postal Code LE7: 7.5%
 Postal Code LE8: 6.2%
 Other: 7.6%

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