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 July 2019 there were 10,485 people aged 16+ included on the Claimant Count. The Claimant Count unemployment rate across Derbyshire is currently 2.1%, higher than … Continue reading “Monthly Unemployment Statistics – July 2019”
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”
The infographic on The Visitor Economy in Derbyshire shows that the 33.6 million visitors to the county in 2017 generated £1.7 billion. The visitor economy in Derbyshire supports 23,400 full-time equivalent jobs, a 4.5% increase over the last five years.
The latest infographic on Adult Skills in Derbyshire shows that 34.7% of the county’s residents have a level 4 qualification and just 5.2% have no qualifications. Although qualification levels are improving there continues to be a skills gap at level 4+ compared with England.
The latest infographic on Productivity in Derbyshire shows that the county contributes £15.2bn to the UK economy and that productivity in Derbyshire has improved significantly over the last five years, although there remains a shortfall with the national picture.
The latest data from the Annual Population Survey covering Economic Activity, Employment Rate, Self Employment, and Occupation, January 2018 – December 2018 is available to view under the Labour Market heading in the Economy and Employment section.