COVID-19 economic indicators

Data that provides timely information about the impact of COVID-19 on the North East economy. These data sources include administrative data and regional statistics and are more up to date than standard local economic indicators.

Traffic camera data

The degree of busyness in Tyne and Wear since March 2020 estimated using images from traffic cameras

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Google Mobility Index

Comparing visit numbers to sites such as retail and recreation locations with the pre-COVID average

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The number and percentage of self-employed workers supported by the SEISS.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The number and percentage of employments supported by the CJRS furlough scheme

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Vacancies index

The latest vacancy numbers in the North East region, compared to totals in February 2020

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Homeworking in 2020

Statistics about regular and occasional home workers, by local area and, nationally, by industry and...

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Regional GDP

Experimental quarterly GDP data for the North East region and for industries within the region

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Free school meal eligibility

Changes in the numbers of pupils eligible for free school meals during 2020 (Jan to Oct)

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Payrolled employees

Real time information about payrolled employee numbers and pay from Pay As You Earn records

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Claimant count

Numbers of people claiming unemployment-related benefit, more timely than local unemployment rates.

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Redundancies

Numbers of people made redundant in the North East region. UK level Industry data.

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Regional unemployment and inactivity

Recent changes in unemployment and economic inactivity rates and levels in the North East region

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