Charts and commentary on the latest data about the economic performance of the North East, including progress against targets in the Strategic Economic Plan (SEP); employment and skills; the business base; innovation; infrastructure and population.
Economic activity rate
Proportion of working age population that are active in labour market
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...
Employment rate target
The North East LEP target to reduce the gap in the employment rate, compared to England excluding Lo...
More jobs target
Our target to increase the number of available jobs in North East
Better jobs target
Our target to improve the quality of jobs available in North East
Average gross weekly wages for full-time employees
Number of private sector enterprises – total and by employment sizeband
GVA per hour worked target
Our target to reduce the gap in productivity
Population by age group
Number of people living in the North East – total and by age band
Employment by sector
Breakdown of employment by industry
Housing starts, completions and net additions