More jobs target

Our target to increase the number of available jobs in North East

  • The Target
    In 2014, employment in all occupations in the North East LEP area was 811,500. The North East Strategic Economic Plan sets a target to increase this by 100,000, by 2024.
  • Progress
    By Jul 2020-Jun 2021, employment in all occupations in the North East LEP area had increased by 50,600 to 862,100.
  • COVID-19 impact
    The latest total is 19,900 lower than a year earlier. Note that furloughed employees are usually classified as employed in these statistics. The furlough scheme was in place throughout Jul 2020-Jun 2021.

Employment in all occupations in the North East LEP area since 2014

Last updated:
25/10/2021
Published by:
North East LEP

Source: Annual Population Survey – Workplace Analysis  [Nomis, last updated 12 Oct 2021]

Data information: Based on the North East LEP area