Our target to increase the number of available jobs in North East
In 2014, there were 811,300 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 December 2019, the total number of jobs in the North East LEP area had increased by 57,000 since 2014 to 868,300.
Source: Annual Population Survey – Workplace Analysis [Nomis, last updated on 21 April 2020]
Data information: Based on the North East LEP area