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 September 2019 there were 10,615 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 – September 2019”
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.
The Population Estimates 2018 are available to view in the Population and Households section. Here you will find links to the: Population Estimates – Map (An interactive map showing population from 2012 to 2018, at different geographies and by age, gender and population density) Population Estimates – Pyramid (An interactive pyramid showing population by district … Continue reading “Population Estimates 2018”
The Derbyshire Economic Review – March 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 rural Economy in Derbyshire’.
Assessments of how the local economy is performing have been produced by upper tier local authorities since the introduction of the Local Democracy, Economy Development and Construction Act in 2009. The purpose of the 2019 Derbyshire Local Economic Assessment (LEA) is to provide a picture of how the county’s economy is currently performing against core … Continue reading “Derbyshire Local Economic Assessment 2019”