Economic growth that benefits everyone

Economic growth that benefits everyone

Residents to be able to develop their skills, more businesses and residents to benefit from regeneration and investment in the borough. To create an inclusive economy that benefits everyone. Support work to provide quality jobs for everyone.

Economic growth that benefits everyone
  • 80.1% of the borough’s working age population are in employment compared to 75.8% nationally
  • 48.1% newly born enterprises in the borough survived to year 5
  • 31.1% of the population have degree-level qualifications compared to 39.3% nationally (2018 data)
  • 97.7% of newly born enterprises survived after year one in 2017
  • 3,825 active enterprises in the borough in 2018
  • 7.8% of the population has no qualification – identical to the national average
  • 0.85 job density rate in the borough, compared to 0.87 across England (2017 data)
  • £25,845 is the average annual pay in the borough, compared to £30,450 nationally (2019 data)