The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Staffordshire Moorlands was worth an estimated £1.9 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Staffordshire Moorlands's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 5.4% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Manufacturing industry is the largest in Staffordshire Moorlands based on the number of jobs, accounting for 13.6% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 40,000 jobs in Staffordshire Moorlands, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 57,704. The 2019 job density in Staffordshire Moorlands is 0.69, meaning there are 0.69 jobs per member of the Staffordshire Moorlands working-age population.
Staffordshire Moorlands had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £33,987 in 2021. Staffordshire Moorlands's unemployment rate is 4.0% as of 2019. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Staffordshire Moorlands is 57,704 or 58.6% of the total population.
In 2021, 96.0% of the labour market was recorded as employed, above the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 13.2% are self-employed, and 86.8% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Staffordshire Moorlands working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 43.3%, which is above the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 64% of the Staffordshire Moorlands working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 6% have no qualifications.
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Main page: Staffordshire Moorlands Salary
The average salary in Staffordshire Moorlands as of 2021 is £33,987. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries grew by £628. Compare average salaries by area.
Staffordshire Moorlands's salary growth rate is 1.88% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 1.88% higher than the average salary growth rate in Staffordshire Moorlands over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Staffordshire Moorlands is Teaching And Educational Professionals, 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 Staffordshire Moorlands is Teaching And Educational Professionals, with roles increasing 150% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Teaching And Educational Professionals||8,000||17.4%||150.0%|
|Corporate Managers And Directors||7,300||15.9%||4.3%|
|Science, Research, Engineering And Technology Profs||5,000||10.9%||117.4%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||4,100||8.9%||24.2%|
There was a 1% increase 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 Staffordshire Moorlands is Manufacturing. Other major industries include Health, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation, which represents over 10% of roles in Staffordshire Moorlands.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 2% of the Staffordshire Moorlands economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
1% of the total jobs in Staffordshire Moorlands are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, below the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Arts, Entertainment & Recreation||3,500||10.6%|
|Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing||2,500||7.5%|
The fastest-growing industry in Staffordshire Moorlands is Health, with jobs in the sector increasing 50% between 2019 and 2020 from 3,000 to 4,500. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Staffordshire Moorlands between 2019 and 2020 was Accommodation & food services, which saw an 25% decrease in roles, going from 3,000 to 2,250. 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 Staffordshire Moorlands, the number of roles in this sector has fallen by 0% over the past year, below the 1% annual increase seen in England.
2021 UK Business Count data published by the ONS show there are 5 large businesses in Staffordshire Moorlands, making up 0.1% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 35 medium-sized businesses based in Staffordshire Moorlands, 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 295 small businesses based in Staffordshire Moorlands, making up 7.2% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
Staffordshire Moorlands's unemployment rate is 4.0% that's 1% 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 Retired, representing 36.5% 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