The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in South Derbyshire was worth an estimated £3.3 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. South Derbyshire's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 4.2% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Manufacturing industry is the largest in South Derbyshire based on the number of jobs, accounting for 17.9% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 40,000 jobs in South Derbyshire, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 68,870. The 2019 job density in South Derbyshire is 0.58, meaning there are 0.58 jobs per member of the South Derbyshire working-age population.
South Derbyshire had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £32,036 in 2021. South Derbyshire's unemployment rate is 5.2% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in South Derbyshire is 68,870 or 62.9% of the total population.
In 2021, 94.8% of the labour market was recorded as employed, above the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 5.3% are self-employed, and 94.7% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the South Derbyshire working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 45.2%, which is above the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 61% of the South Derbyshire working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 5% have no qualifications.
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Main page: South Derbyshire Salary
The average salary in South Derbyshire as of 2021 is £32,036. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries fell by £127. Compare average salaries by area.
South Derbyshire's salary growth rate is -0.39% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 0.39% lower than the average salary growth rate in South Derbyshire over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in South Derbyshire is Corporate Managers And Directors, 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 South Derbyshire is Caring Personal Service Occupations, with roles increasing 113% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Corporate Managers And Directors||7,900||16.6%||46.3%|
|Teaching And Educational Professionals||4,500||9.5%||12.5%|
|Science, Research, Engineering And Technology Profs||4,100||8.6%||-31.7%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||3,400||7.2%||112.5%|
There was a 3% 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 South Derbyshire is Manufacturing. Other major industries include Education, Health, which represents over 10% of roles in South Derbyshire.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 0% of the South Derbyshire economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
3% of the total jobs in South Derbyshire are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, below the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Professional, Scientific & Technical||2,500||7.5%|
The fastest-growing industry in South Derbyshire is Health, with jobs in the sector increasing 40% between 2019 and 2020 from 2,500 to 3,500. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in South Derbyshire between 2019 and 2020 was Business administration & support, which saw an 33% decrease in roles, going from 3,000 to 2,000. 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 South Derbyshire, the number of roles in this sector has risen by 29% 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 South Derbyshire, 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 40 medium-sized businesses based in South Derbyshire, making up 1.1% 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 305 small businesses based in South Derbyshire, making up 8.0% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
South Derbyshire's unemployment rate is 5.2% that's 0% 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 Looking After Family, representing 24.0% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: student, long-term sick, retired, 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