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 December 2019 there were 10,960 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 – December 2019”
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
The Derbyshire Economic Review – September 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 low carbon economy in Derbyshire’.
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.
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.
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.