Area Profile 2020/2021


Some dwellings located in close proximity to High Hazard Industries

Increase no. of dwellings

249,221 dwellings (2016)

254,258 dwellings (2019)

261,157 dwellings (2043)

Council Tax

45.3% Band A (compared to 23.9% nationally)

64% Band A or B (compared to 43.5% nationally)




567,718 (2018)

576,253 (2043)


21.1% of the population are classed as having their day to day activities limited (10.6% of these are limited significantly)


The percentage of people over pensionable age will rise by 34.9% by 2043

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Area – 597 KM2

Tees Valley Airport

150,735 passengers in 2019

16,746 aircraft movements in 2019

Road Networks

2,518km of road networks, mixture of A and B class and other roads, no motorways

Between 2010 and 2018 the motor vehicle flow across Cleveland has increased by 6% while the vehicle miles covered has increased by 8%

Hartlepool and Teesport

Teesport is a major deep sea complex and a national asset for trade. Handling 28 million tonnes per year, the port supports the movement of international imports and exports throughout the North of the UK.

Hartlepool Port is a hub for renewable energy, oil and gas activity.

Industrial and Commercial Premises

14,782 in our area

High Hazard Industry

We have 29 top tier COMAH sites (8% of UK sites) and a nuclear fueled power station

Social Profile

Health and life expectancy is significantly worse than the average for England.

29 our 81 wards fall within the most 10% of deprived wards in the UK

More than half of the population (56%) live in wards that are in the 20% most deprived wards nationally

Children living in low income families:
HartlepoolMiddlesbroughRedcar & ClevelandStockton-on-Tees

Crime Rate

121.9 per 1,000 households (UK average is 89)