In 2014, there were 811,600 jobs in the North East LEP area. The North East Strategic Economic Plan sets a target to increase this by 100,000, by 2024.
Progress: By September 2019, the total number of jobs in the North East LEP area had increased by 64,600 since 2014 to 876,200.
Source: Annual Population Survey – Workplace Analysis
Data information: Based on the North East LEP area