If you are thinking about relocating, North Tyneside offers outstanding opportunities for business development and a top-quality lifestyle – the area boasts the UK’s largest and most successful office park, two Enterprise Zones and superb transport links.

Economy

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North Tyneside’s workforce is one of its most important assets.  Our people are loyal, committed, highly skilled, adaptable, friendly, hard-working and productive, adding real value to your business as it grows.

 

Plus, with almost one million residents located within a 30 minute drive of the borough, there is a vast pool of talented individuals to tap into, helping to drive your business forward.

 

Total Population

  Persons Males Females
North Tyneside 202,500 97,900 104,600
Tyne and Wear 1,122,200 551,700 570,500
North East 2,624,600 1,287,200 1,337,400
Source:  ONS 2015 Population Estimates

 

Population by Aged 16-64

  North Tyneside Tyne and Wear North East
All 127,300 726,400 1,244,500
Male 62,200 362,000 617,900
Female 65,200 364,400 626,600
Source: ONS 20 Estimates

 

Labour Supply

North Tyneside North East Great Britain
No. % No. % %
Economically Active 106,700 80.6 970,600 76.1 77.8
In Employment 101,300 76.3 905,700 70.9 74.0
Unemployed 6,100 5.7 65,000 6.7 4.8
Students 8,000 31.9 69,000 23.3 26.3
Source: ONS Annual Population Survey (Jan 16 – Dec 16)

 

Employment by Occupation

North Tyneside Tyne & Wear North East
 Soc 2010 Major Groups No. % No. % No. %
1-3* 40,900 40.8 198,200 38.0 347,900 38.7
4-5* 17,200 17.2 109,500 21.0 197,700 22.0
6-7* 21,300 21.3 108,600 20.8 176,400 19.6
8-9* 20,800 20.7 104,900 20.1 177,800 19.8
Source: ONS Annual Population Survey (Jan 16 to Dec 16)

* Occupations classified according to the Standard Occupation Classifications 2010

1-3 includes managers, senior officials, professionals and associate professionals

4-5 includes administrative, secretarial and skilled trades

6-7 includes caring, leisure, sales and customer service

8-9 includes elementary occupations, process plant and machine operatives

 

 Total JSA Claimants

North Tyneside North East
No. % No. %
All People 2,845 2.2 36,725 3.0
Males 1,888 3.0 23,975 3.9
Females 957 1.5 12,750 2.0
Source: ONS Claimant Count (March 2017)

 

Jobs Density

North Tyneside North East Great Britain
No. % No. % %
Jobs Density 77,000 0.60 1,133,000 0.68 0.80
Source: ONS Jobs Density (2013)

 

Further Information

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