The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Mansfield was worth an estimated £2.1 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Mansfield's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 6.0% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Retail industry is the largest in Mansfield based on the number of jobs, accounting for 14.3% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 44,000 jobs in Mansfield, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 67,214. The 2019 job density in Mansfield is 0.65, meaning there are 0.65 jobs per member of the Mansfield working-age population.
Mansfield had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £28,180 in 2021. Mansfield's unemployment rate is 4.9% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Mansfield is 67,214 or 61.5% of the total population.
In 2021, 95.1% of the labour market was recorded as employed, above the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 9.2% are self-employed, and 90.8% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Mansfield working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 25.7%, which is below the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 50% of the Mansfield working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 10% have no qualifications.
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The average salary in Mansfield as of 2021 is £28,180. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries fell by £419. Compare average salaries by area.
Mansfield's salary growth rate is -1.47% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 1.47% lower than the average salary growth rate in Mansfield over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Mansfield is Caring Personal Service Occupations, accounting for 15% 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 Mansfield is Transport & Mobile Machine Drivers/operatives, with roles increasing 100% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||6,500||14.7%||-8.5%|
|Elementary Administration & Service Occs||3,800||8.6%||-5.0%|
|Transport & Mobile Machine Drivers/operatives||3,400||7.7%||100.0%|
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||3,000||6.8%|
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 Mansfield is Retail. Other major industries include Manufacturing, Business Administration & Support, Health, which represents over 10% of roles in Mansfield.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 1% of the Mansfield economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
2% of the total jobs in Mansfield are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, below the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Business Administration & Support||5,000||12.0%|
The fastest-growing industry in Mansfield is Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing, with jobs in the sector increasing 50% between 2019 and 2020 from 150 to 225. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Mansfield between 2019 and 2020 was Business administration & support, which saw an 17% decrease in roles, going from 6,000 to 5,000. 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 Mansfield, the number of roles in this sector has risen by 33% over the past year, above the 1% annual increase seen in England.
2021 UK Business Count data published by the ONS show there are 10 large businesses in Mansfield, making up 0.3% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 55 medium-sized businesses based in Mansfield, making up 1.9% 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 295 small businesses based in Mansfield, making up 10.1% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
Mansfield's unemployment rate is 4.9% that's 0% lower 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 Looking After Family, representing 27.9% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: student, long-term sick, 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