Think tank

Centre for Cities

London, United Kingdom

The Centre for Cities is the first port of call for UK and international decision makers seeking to understand and improve UK cities’ economic performance. Their main goal is to understand how and why economic growth and change takes place in Britain’s cities, and to produce research that helps cities improve their performance. Through their focus on the drivers of urban success, They have developed a deep understanding of the economic performance of UK cities. They work with cities, business and Whitehall to ensure their work is relevant, accessible and of practical use to cities and the policy community.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.centreforcities.org/

Address:
Second Floor, 9 Holyrood Street, London, SE1 2EL, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2005
Age (years)
Centre for Cities
 16
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Lord Sainsbury of Turville
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Andrew Carter
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Alexandra Jones
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Centre for Cities
 18
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
Centre for Cities
 19
% Female staff
2019
Centre for Cities
38% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Centre for Cities
50% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Centre for Cities
 94
United Kingdom average
 49
Global average
 156
Financials
2015
Centre for Cities
 $2,124,618
United Kingdom average
 $9,804,227
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Centre for Cities
 771
United Kingdom average
 14,307
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
Centre for Cities
 207
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centre for Cities
 27,300
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Centre for Cities
 22,389
Followers (2016)
Centre for Cities
 19,781
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Cities
 153
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2016)
Centre for Cities
 100
Followers (2019)
Centre for Cities
 5,977
United Kingdom average
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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