The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Enfield was worth an estimated £9.4 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Enfield's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 6.7% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Health industry is the largest in Enfield based on the number of jobs, accounting for 16.0% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 135,000 jobs in Enfield, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 212,830. The 2019 job density in Enfield is 0.63, meaning there are 0.63 jobs per member of the Enfield working-age population.
Enfield had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £38,886 in 2021. Enfield's unemployment rate is 7.6% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Enfield is 212,830 or 63.8% of the total population.
In 2021, 92.4% of the labour market was recorded as employed, below the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 12.4% are self-employed, and 87.6% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Enfield working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 45.6%, which is above the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 59% of the Enfield working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 7% have no qualifications.
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The average salary in Enfield as of 2021 is £38,886. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries fell by £599. Compare average salaries by area.
Enfield's salary growth rate is -1.52% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 1.52% lower than the average salary growth rate in Enfield over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Enfield is Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals, accounting for 14% of all roles in the area. In England as a whole, the largest job group is Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals.
The fastest-growing type of job in Enfield is Teaching And Educational Professionals, with roles increasing 140% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||21,900||14.1%||47.0%|
|Teaching And Educational Professionals||15,100||9.8%||139.7%|
|Business, Media And Public Service Professionals||14,200||9.2%||-19.8%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||12,700||8.2%||16.5%|
|Corporate Managers And Directors||11,800||7.6%||-26.7%|
There was a 0% decrease in roles between 2019 and 2020. In England as a whole, there was a 2% decrease.
Based on the total number of jobs, the largest industry in Enfield is Health. Other major industries include Retail, which represents over 10% of roles in Enfield.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 1% of the Enfield economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
3% of the total jobs in Enfield are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, below the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Transport & Storage||9,000||8.4%|
|Business Administration & Support||9,000||8.4%|
The fastest-growing industry in Enfield is Mining, Quarrying & Utilities, with jobs in the sector increasing 67% between 2019 and 2020 from 600 to 1,000. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Enfield between 2019 and 2020 was Agriculture, forestry & fishing, which saw an 40% decrease in roles, going from 75 to 45. In England more broadly the industry with the biggest year on year decline was Arts, entertainment & recreation, with roles decreasing by 8%.
The Information and communication industry includes many of the top companies of the future. In Enfield, the number of roles in this sector has fallen by 14% over the past year, below the 1% annual increase seen in England.
2021 UK Business Count data published by the ONS show there are 30 large businesses in Enfield, making up 0.2% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 125 medium-sized businesses based in Enfield, making up 0.9% of total businesses - in England, 1.5% of businesses are medium-sized. A medium-sized business is defined as having between 50 and 249 employees.
There are 820 small businesses based in Enfield, making up 5.6% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
Enfield's unemployment rate is 7.6% that's 2% higher than the average unemployment rate for England as a whole. Unemployment rates are the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the working-age population.
The main group within the unemployment population is Long-term Sick, representing 30.0% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: student, looking after family, other, all of which represent over 10% of the unemployed population.
In England as a whole, students are the main group within the unemployed population, accounting for 28.9% of the unemployed population.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics