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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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Monthly Unemployment Statistics – October 2019

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 October 2019 there were 10,830 people aged 16+ included on the Claimant Count. The Claimant Count unemployment rate across Derbyshire is currently 2.2%, higher than … Continue reading “Monthly Unemployment Statistics – October 2019”

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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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Population estimates 2018

The subnational Mid Year Population Estimates 2018 are available to view in the Population and Households section.

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Employment by Industry 2018

The infographic on Employment by Industry shows that there are more than 295,000 employees in Derbyshire, an increase of 1.8% on the year before. Derbyshire’s largest sector remains manufacturing which accounts for 16.8% of all employees in the county.

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2019 Indices of Deprivation

Following the release of the 2019 Indices of deprivation, infographics are now available showing the latest position for Derbyshire and how deprivation has changed since 2015.

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Derbyshire Economic Review – June 2019

The Derbyshire Economic Review – June 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 ‘the policy context for Derbyshire’s economy’.

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ASB Data

Updated ASB data is now available under the Crime section

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Crime Data

Updated figures for total crime and violent crime are now available under the Crime section

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Derbyshire County Councillors – Hex Map

The hex map shows each member as an equal sized area to illustrate the political balance of Derbyshire

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Quick Facts

Population: 796,142 (ONS 2018)

Area: 255,100 Hectares

Dwellings: 358,550 (MHCLG 2017)

House Price: £170,000 (MHCLG Jun 2018)

Local Businesses: 29,195 (IDBR 2018)

Employee Jobs: 290,300 (BRES 2017)

Weekly Earnings: £547 (ASHE 2018)

Unemployment: 2.2% (ONS October 2019)

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