The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Hillingdon was worth an estimated £17 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Hillingdon's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 5.3% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Transport & storage industry is the largest in Hillingdon based on the number of jobs, accounting for 17.4% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 206,000 jobs in Hillingdon, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 199,349. The 2019 job density in Hillingdon is 1.03, meaning there are 1.03 jobs per member of the Hillingdon working-age population.
Hillingdon had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £38,365 in 2021. Hillingdon's unemployment rate is 9.5% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Hillingdon is 199,349 or 64.5% of the total population.
In 2021, 90.5% of the labour market was recorded as employed, below the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 13.6% are self-employed, and 86.4% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Hillingdon working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 54.9%, which is above the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 69% of the Hillingdon working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 7% have no qualifications.
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Main page: Hillingdon Salary
The average salary in Hillingdon as of 2021 is £38,365. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries fell by £8,197. Compare average salaries by area.
Hillingdon's salary growth rate is -17.60% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 17.60% lower than the average salary growth rate in Hillingdon over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Hillingdon is Administrative Occupations, accounting for 17% 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 Hillingdon is Teaching And Educational Professionals, with roles increasing 151% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Science, Research, Engineering And Technology Profs||19,000||13.0%||88.1%|
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||14,200||9.7%||36.5%|
|Corporate Managers And Directors||13,400||9.1%||0.0%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||12,000||8.2%||-3.2%|
There was a 1% 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 Hillingdon is Transport & storage. Other major industries include Business Administration & Support, which represents over 10% of roles in Hillingdon.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 1% of the Hillingdon economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
3% of the total jobs in Hillingdon 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||33,000||17.4%|
|Business Administration & Support||31,000||16.4%|
|Accommodation & Food Services||18,000||9.5%|
The fastest-growing industry in Hillingdon is Mining, Quarrying & Utilities, with jobs in the sector increasing 40% between 2019 and 2020 from 1,250 to 1,750. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Hillingdon between 2019 and 2020 was Motor trades, which saw an 29% decrease in roles, going from 3,500 to 2,500. 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 Hillingdon, 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 85 large businesses in Hillingdon, making up 0.6% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 260 medium-sized businesses based in Hillingdon, making up 1.8% 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 915 small businesses based in Hillingdon, making up 6.4% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
Hillingdon's unemployment rate is 9.5% that's 4% 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 Student, representing 46.0% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: looking after family, long-term sick, 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