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The Workforce

We recognise that engaging with businesses is an essential part of promoting economic prosperity and a good quality of life.

The Local Economy Strategy 2012-2016 sets out our vision and priorities with the aim:

'To work with businesses to understand the challenges facing them and together develop an environment to thrive and grow.'

Population of South Kesteven

132,300 (official estimate 2013 source ONS)

Occupation Groups

Business Sector

South Kesteven     

Lincolnshire

Agriculture & Fishing

3%

6%

Energy and Water

2%

1%

Manufacturing

15%

13%

Construction

4%

4%

Distribution Hotels & Restaurants

27%

26%

Transport & Communications

5%

5%

Banking Finance & Insurance

11%

14%

Public Administration, Health and Education  

29%

28%

Other services

5%

4%

(Lincolnshire Research Observatory, Lincolnshire Economic Assessment - Productivity 2012)

Economical Activity

South Kesteven %      

Economically active (June 2013)           

82.9

Unemployment Rate  

South Kesteven %   

National Average %

*CC - Claimant Count   

(Sept 2013)

2.3

3

*APS - APS

(June 2013)

5.7

8

*CC  - The claimant count measures the proportion of people aged 16-59/64 (men/women) claiming Job Seekers Allowance or National Insurance Credits.

*APS - The APS count measures the proportion of people aged 16-59/64 (men/women) who are economically active but unemployed. Unemployed = people without a job who were available to start work within two weeks and had either looked for work in the past four weeks or were waiting to start a job they had already obtained in the next two weeks.

(Local Futures source nomis)

Earnings

Full Time weekly paid   

South Kesteven   

East Midlands   

UK

Earnings by workplace

£407.80

£464.40

£507.60

By residence

£492.20

£476.90

£508

(Source nomis 2012)



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