Headlines – Occupational Structure (Jan – Dec 2017) and labour market information
In the LLEP area there are on average considerably fewer people employed in professional occupations (16.5% compared to 20.3%).
Despite many of the other figures looking similar to those for England, the picture is very different in the City and County.
When compared to England in the City there are low numbers who are:
- Managers, directors and senior officials
- Associate prof and tech occupations
- Administrative and secretarial occupations
But high numbers in :
- Elementary occupations
- Process, plant and machine operatives
- Caring, leisure and other service occupations
In the County the the picture is very different and there are more people employed in higher skilled rather than lower skilled occupations.
|Managers, directors and senior officials||6.4||12.6||10.6||11.2|
|Associate prof & tech occupations||9.5||17.7||15.0||14.6|
|Administrative and secretarial occupations||8.2||12.4||11.1||10.3|
|Skilled trades occupations||10.3||10.2||10.2||10.2|
|Caring, leisure and other service occupations||10.3||7.2||8.2||9.0|
|Sales and customer service occupations||8.7||8.2||8.4||7.4|
|Process, plant and machine operatives||13.2||4.6||7.4||6.2|
Source: ONS Annual Population Survey
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