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Championing London
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    Skills for London's economy

    As London looks ahead to a skills devolution deal, the capital has ambitions to create an adult skills system that is more responsive to the needs of the local economy. This work reflects on the area based review which will shape the future of the Further Education sector in London. Analysis by GLA Economics sets out what drives London’s economy, and what this means for future skills needs. In this series of papers we analyse the deman...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Data for London - A City Data Strategy

    Welcome to the City Data Strategy for London. This document is built around the following vision:We want London to have the most dynamic and productive City Data Market in the world. In our CityData Market, the capabilities, talents and capacity of all our city data partners will impact on our hugesocial, economic and service-based challenges. To make this happen, friction in the sharing andvalue-driven exploitation of city data will b...
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    Annual London Survey 2015

    London is changing; with an expanding service-led economy, increasing wealth, consumption and leisure time for many of its residents and a growing multiplicity of tastes and preferences across a growing population. From November 3rd to December 1st, 4000 Londoners took part in Talk London’s Annual London Survey (ALS) to share their views on what makes London a great place to live, and what aspects of life in the capital could do with so...
  • Created 2 years ago

    London's exports estimates (2015)

    GLA Economics estimates of London's exports by sector over time based on the UK level service exports from the Pink Book 2014, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) goods exports and GLA Economics modelling. Additional data sources to inform GLA Economics modelling include 'GVA per Workforce Job in London and the UK' and the 'London Business Survey 2014'.
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    Resources of Global City Comparison Indicators

    A list of some key resources for comparing London with other world cities. European Union/Eurostat, Urban Audit Arcadis, Sustainable cities index AT Kearney, Global Cities Index McKinsey, Urban world: Mapping the economic power of cities Knight Frank, Wealth report OECD, Better Life Index UNODC, Statistics on drugs, crime and criminal justice at the international level Economist, Hot Spots Economist, Global Liveability Ranking ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Annual London Survey 2014

    In November 2014, 3,674 Londoners took part in the first London Survey run by Talk London, to tell us what they thought of the city and their neighbourhood. The London Survey enables us to: • Assess Londoners’ priorities across the breadth of Mayoral responsibilities • Understand Londoners’ perceptions of their quality of life • Identify those areas that require improvement, or where we need to improve outcomes for particular...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Excel Mapping Template for London Boroughs, and Wards

    Have you ever wanted to create a quick thematic map of London but lacked the GIS skills or software to do it yourself? These free mapping tools from the GLA Intelligence Unit allows the user to input their own data to create an instant map that can be copied over into Word or another application of your choice. The user can also copy over the legend, and add labels. The template allows the user to select either 4 or 5 ranges, and it e...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Global City Population Estimates

    Population of Urban Agglomerations with 300,000 Inhabitants or more in 2014, by city, 1950-2030 (thousands). Data for 1,692 cities contained in the Excel file. Note: Each country has its own definition of what is 'urban' and therefore use exercise caution when comparing cities in different countries. Data available from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2014). World Urbanization Prospe...
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    Global City Data

    A range of indicators for a selection of cities from the New York City Global City database. Dataset includes the following: Geography City Area (km2) Metro Area (km2) People City Population (millions) Metro Population (millions) Foreign Born Annual Population Growth Economy GDP Per Capita (thousands $, PPP rates, per resident) Primary Industry Secondary Industry Share of Global 500 Companies (%) Unemployment Rate Povert...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Annual London Survey 2010

    The data is taken from a face-to-face survey of 1,490 residents of Greater London, undertaken in early 2010 by BMG Research on behalf of the GLA. The questions explore areas of Mayoral policy and priority including policing and safety, the environment, transport, the Olympics and london life. The data is available by demographic group, including gender, age, ethnicity and social class. A full report and a summary of topline results wer...