Charts and commentary on the latest data about North East transport and economic performance. The former includes information about all key modes of transport while the latter includes recent employment, skills, business and innovation trends.
Park and ride occupancy
Average parking occupancy
Annual average daily flows
Average vehicle speed
By road speed limit
Overall patronage by section and by timeband
Percentage of on-time arrivals
Metro customer satisfaction
Satisfaction score for metro passengers
Private sector employment target
Our target to reduce gap on number of private sector jobs per head
Economic activity rate target
The North East LEP target to reduce the gap in the economic activity rate, compared to England exclu...
More jobs target
Our target to increase the number of available jobs in North East
GVA per hour worked target
Our target to reduce the gap in productivity
Employment rate target
The North East LEP target to reduce the gap in the employment rate, compared to England excluding Lo...
Better jobs target
Our target to improve the quality of jobs available in North East
Proportion of working residents receiving job-related training
Profile of qualifications of the working age population in the North East
Higher Education - Graduate Destinations
Data on graduates in employment, further study and more
Higher Education - Student enrolments
Data on the amount of students at our universities
Higher Education - Where graduates live?
Data on graduate retention over time
Apprenticeship achievements by sector subject area
Data on apprenticeship completions including subject breakdown
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The number and percentage of employments supported by the CJRS furlough scheme
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
The number and percentage of self-employed workers supported by the SEISS.
Numbers of people claiming unemployment-related benefit, more timely than local unemployment rates.
Google Mobility Index
Comparing visit numbers to sites such as retail and recreation locations with the pre-COVID average
Numbers of people made redundant in the North East region. UK level Industry data.
Regional unemployment and inactivity
Recent changes in unemployment and economic inactivity rates and levels in the North East region
Commuting and jobs density
Measures of the distribution of employment within the North East
Average gross weekly wages for full-time employees
Employment by sector
Breakdowns of the number of people in employment by detailed industry sector
Proportion of working age population in employment
Proportion of economically active population that are unemployed
Economic inactivity rate
Proportion of working age population that are not active in labour market
Business expenditure on R&D
Expenditure on research and development in the North East region and related employment
R&D expenditure by sector
The total amount spent on research and development in the region, including how much was spent by bu...
Business engagement in innovation
Proportion of enterprises in North East that are innovation active
Patents, trade marks and designs registered by businesses and individuals in the North East region
Innovation - key indicators
Success measures of North East innovation - latest data
Number of private sector enterprises – total and by employment sizeband
Proportion of businesses that are growing
Business births and deaths
Counts and rates of births and deaths of enterprises
Trade in Goods (Value)
Recent trends in the value of exports of goods from the North East region