The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Windsor and Maidenhead was worth an estimated £8.3 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Windsor and Maidenhead's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was -1.4% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Professional, Scientific & Technical Service (e.g. legal, accounting) industry is the largest in Windsor and Maidenhead based on the number of jobs, accounting for 13.6% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 98,000 jobs in Windsor and Maidenhead, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 92,244. The 2019 job density in Windsor and Maidenhead is 1.06, meaning there are 1.06 jobs per member of the Windsor and Maidenhead working-age population.
Windsor and Maidenhead had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £45,934 in 2021. Windsor and Maidenhead's unemployment rate is 3.9% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Windsor and Maidenhead is 92,244 or 61.0% of the total population.
In 2021, 96.1% of the labour market was recorded as employed, above the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 12.8% are self-employed, and 87.2% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Windsor and Maidenhead working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 58.3%, which is above the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 73% of the Windsor and Maidenhead working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 3% have no qualifications.
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Main page: Windsor and Maidenhead Salary
The average salary in Windsor and Maidenhead as of 2021 is £45,934. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries fell by £2,913. Compare average salaries by area.
Windsor and Maidenhead's salary growth rate is -5.96% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 5.96% lower than the average salary growth rate in Windsor and Maidenhead over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Windsor and Maidenhead is Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals, accounting for 12% 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 Windsor and Maidenhead is Health Professionals, with roles increasing 67% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||9,400||12.4%||-1.1%|
|Corporate Managers And Directors||9,200||12.1%||-23.3%|
|Science, Research, Engineering And Technology Profs||8,100||10.6%||5.2%|
|Business, Media And Public Service Professionals||7,400||9.7%||5.7%|
There was a 4% 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 Windsor and Maidenhead is Professional, Scientific & Technical Service (e.g. legal, accounting).
Financial & Insurance companies make up 2% of the Windsor and Maidenhead economy that's lower than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
10% of the total jobs in Windsor and Maidenhead are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, above the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Professional, Scientific & Technical||11,000||13.6%|
|Information & Communication||8,000||9.9%|
|Accommodation & Food Services||7,000||8.7%|
The fastest-growing industry in Windsor and Maidenhead is Financial & Insurance, with jobs in the sector increasing 17% between 2019 and 2020 from 1,500 to 1,750. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Windsor and Maidenhead between 2019 and 2020 was Manufacturing, 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 Windsor and Maidenhead, the number of roles in this sector has fallen by 11% over the past year, below the 1% annual increase seen in England.
2021 UK Business Count data published by the ONS show there are 40 large businesses in Windsor and Maidenhead, making up 0.4% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 150 medium-sized businesses based in Windsor and Maidenhead, making up 1.6% 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 680 small businesses based in Windsor and Maidenhead, 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.
Windsor and Maidenhead's unemployment rate is 3.9% 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 Student, representing 32.2% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: looking after family, 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