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Productivity 2018 – Infographic

The latest infographic on Productivity in Derbyshire shows that the county contributes £15.4bn to the UK economy and that productivity in Derbyshire has improved over the last five years, although there remains a shortfall with the national picture.

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Monthly Unemployment Statistics – February 2020

Unemployment figures are published each month by the Office for National Statistics. A selection of the latest figures as they relate to Derbyshire is presented on the Derbyshire Observatory. In February 2020 there were 11,510 people aged 16+ included on the Claimant Count. The Claimant Count unemployment rate across Derbyshire is currently 2.4%, higher than … Continue reading “Monthly Unemployment Statistics – February 2020”

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District Economic Profile

The District Economic Profile provides information for the eight local authority districts in Derbyshire, as well as Derby City, on 25 key economic indicators. These comprise 19 relating to the labour market and six relating to businesses. A red amber green colour coding is used to identify if an area is significantly worse than the county … Continue reading “District Economic Profile”

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Derbyshire Economic Review – December 2019

The Derbyshire Economic Review – December 2019 document gives a brief overview of the latest statistics and news on the Derbyshire economy both in a national and local context. Each quarterly update also provides information on an ‘in focus’ topic, in this edition ‘Deprivation in Derbyshire’.

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Budget Consultation Headline Results 2019

The latest infographic on the Budget Consultation Headline Results 2019 shows 3,763 residents completed the survey. The infographic gives an insight into respondents priorities and lists suggestions on how the Council could save money or raise revenue.

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Derbyshire Budget Consultation Focus Groups September/October 2019 – Infographic

The latest infographic on the Derbyshire Budget Consultation Focus Groups that took place during September and October 2019 is now available to view. A total of 80 residents took part in five focus groups across the county. Through tasks and discussion attendees rated services as good and bad, and on their importance. They also put … Continue reading “Derbyshire Budget Consultation Focus Groups September/October 2019 – Infographic”

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Business Survival

The latest Business Survival data – for businesses established in 2017- is available to view on the Derbyshire Observatory

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Business Births and Deaths

The latest Business Demography data 2018 – Business Births and Deaths, is available to view on the Derbyshire Observatory. This indicator shows the number of business births or business deaths as a percentage of all active enterprises

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Manufacturing 2018 – Infographic

The latest infographic on Manufacturing in Derbyshire shows the sector employs 49,500 people. Over the last year the number of manufacturing jobs in the county has decreased. Food and drink manufacturing and metals and metal products are the largest sectors within the manufacturing sector.

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Earnings 2019 – Infographic

The latest infographic on Earnings in Derbyshire shows the average weekly earnings of a Derbyshire resident is £556, and the average annual pay is £28,875.  Despite a gradual growth in the level of earnings since 2010, the average weekly wage in Derbyshire remains below that for England.  

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Quick Facts

Population: 796,142 (ONS 2018)

Area: 255,100 Hectares

Dwellings: 358,550 (MHCLG 2017)

House Price: £176,998 (MHCLG Dec 2018)

Local Businesses: 29,465 (IDBR 2019)

Employee Jobs: 295,500 (BRES 2018)

Weekly Earnings: £556 (ASHE 2019)

Unemployment: 2.4% (ONS February 2020)

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