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