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Economy

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Key overview statistics relating to Economy and Employment in Cambridgeshire as a whole can be found below.  To view these key statistics for smaller areas within the county (i.e. districts, wards and LSOAs) please click on the ‘Maps’ and ‘Reports’ options above. Both the Reports and the Maps are interactive so we would encourage you to have a play.

Overview of Economy and Employment in Cambridgeshire Report:

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Many factors play a part in the success of a local economy, including natural resources, a workforce with skills, quality of infrastructure, strong linkages with wider economies and successful distribution of wealth. This report displays data about the labour market in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and includes measures of overall economic activity and levels of worklessness.
Economically active| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
The Annual Population Survey (APS) is a combined survey of households in Great Britain. Its purpose is to provide information on key social and socioeconomic variables between the 10-yearly censuses, with particular emphasis on providing information relating to sub-regional (local authority) areas. 
Economically active at a glance...
83%
Economic activity rate for
persons aged 16-64
(2019-06)
85%
Economic activity rate for
males aged 16-64
(2019-06)
80%
Economic activity rate for
females aged 16-64
(2019-06)
Employment rate
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  All persons: 75.8% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Females: 71.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Males: 80.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  All persons: 78.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  Females: 73.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Males: 83.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  All persons: 79.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Females: 76.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Males: 82.1% Employment rate in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2019-06
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Males aged 16-64218,40082.11,555,80083.213,911,00080.3
Females aged 16-64199,80076.91,394,00073.512,447,70071.4
All persons aged 16-64418,20079.52,949,80078.326,358,70075.8
Full-time and part-time employment
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Part-time: 24.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Full-time: 75.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  Part-time: 24.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Full-time: 75.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Part-time: 23.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Full-time: 76.1% Full-time and part-time employment in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2019-06
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Persons aged 16-64 in full-time employment318,20076.12,226,20075.519,873,70075.4
Persons aged 16-64 in part-time employment99,90023.9721,40024.56,438,90024.4
Employees and self employed
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Self employed: 10.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Employees: 64.6% #color:0x827676 East of England  Self employed: 11.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  Employees: 66.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Self employed: 9.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Employees: 69.8% Occupations for the working age population in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2011
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Persons aged 16-64 who are employees366,70069.82,502,70066.522,470,70064.6
Persons aged 16-64 who are self employed51,2009.7440,70011.73,801,30010.9
Public and private sector employment
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Private sector: 79.3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Public sector: 20.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  Private sector: 80.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  Public sector: 19.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Private sector: 78.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Public sector: 21.5% Occupations for the working age population in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2011
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Persons employed in public sector as % of all persons in employment93,70021.5608,40019.75,667,80020.7
Persons employed in private sector as % of all persons in employment342,80078.52,474,80080.321,666,80079.3
Number of weekly hours worked
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  45 hours or more: 23.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  35-44 hours: 46.3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  10-34 hours: 27.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Under 10 hours: 3.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  45 hours or more: 24.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  35-44 hours: 46.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  10-34 hours: 26.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Under 10 hours: 3.3% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  45 hours or more: 21.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  35-44 hours: 50.3% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  10-34 hours: 24.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Under 10 hours: 3.8% Occupations for the working age population in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2011
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Persons in employment who work under 10 hours16,4003.899,3003.3871,3003.3
Persons in employment who work 10-34 hours103,90024801,40026.57,224,30027.1
Persons employment who work 35-44 hours217,60050.31,391,7004612,364,60046.3
Persons employment who work 45 hours or more95,00021.9730,60024.26,242,60023.4
Occupation type
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  9: elementary occupations: 10.2% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  8: process, plant and machine operatives: 6.2% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  7: sales and customer service occupations: 7.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  6: caring, leisure and other service occupations: 8.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  5: skilled trades occupations: 9.8% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  4: administrative and secretarial occupations: 9.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  3: associate prof & tech occupations: 15.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  2: professional occupations: 21.2% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  1: managers, directors and senior officials: 11.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  9: elementary occupations: 10.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  8: process, plant and machine operatives: 6.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  7: sales and customer service occupations: 6.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  6: caring, leisure and other service occupations: 9.1% #color:0x827676 East of England  5: skilled trades occupations: 10.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  4: administrative and secretarial occupations: 10.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  3: associate prof & tech occupations: 14.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  2: professional occupations: 20.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  1: managers, directors and senior officials: 12.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  9: elementary occupations: 9.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  8: process, plant and machine operatives: 5.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  7: sales and customer service occupations: 6.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  6: caring, leisure and other service occupations: 9.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  5: skilled trades occupations: 9.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  4: administrative and secretarial occupations: 9.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  3: associate prof & tech occupations: 13.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  2: professional occupations: 25.4% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  1: managers, directors and senior officials: 12.0% Occupations for the working age population in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2011
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
1: managers, directors and senior officials52,50012377,40012.23,120,20011.4
2: professional occupations111,20025.4618,400205,811,00021.2
3: associate prof & tech occupations57,70013.2443,50014.44,117,50015
4: administrative and secretarial occupations39,4009323,30010.52,706,3009.9
5: skilled trades occupations39,8009.1319,50010.32,702,6009.8
6: caring, leisure and other service occupations39,5009281,2009.12,434,8008.9
7: sales and customer service occupations29,5006.7210,0006.81,956,4007.1
8: process, plant and machine operatives24,8005.7194,0006.31,702,3006.2
9: elementary occupations42,9009.8317,30010.32,801,10010.2
Business counts| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
The information shown below is produced from an extract taken from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) recording the position of businesses as at 10 March 2018. Here, the term “business” is used to represent an enterprise. An enterprise can be defined as the smallest combination of legal units (generally based on VAT and/or PAYE records) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources.
Business counts at a glance...
4,255
Births of new businesses
(2017)
3,980
Deaths of new businesses
(2017)
37,255
Active businesses
(2017)
Businesses by employment size
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Micro (0 to 9): 89.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Small (10 to 49): 8.6% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Medium-sized (50 to 249): 1.6% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Large (250+): .4% #color:0x827676 East of England  Micro (0 to 9): 89.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  Small (10 to 49): 8.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  Medium-sized (50 to 249): 1.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Large (250+): .4% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Micro (0 to 9): 88.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Small (10 to 49): 8.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Medium-sized (50 to 249): 1.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Large (250+): .5% Enterprises by employment size for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for (2018)
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Large (250+)1700.59600.48,9850.4
Medium-sized (50 to 249)6451.83,9551.536,0501.6
Small (10 to 49)3,1458.922,0908.4199,1358.6
Micro (0 to 9)31,26088.8236,89089.82,073,89089.5
Total35,220100263,8951002,318,060100
Businesses by industry
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  18 : Arts, entertainment, recreation & other services (R,S,T and U): 6.3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  17 : Health (Q): 4.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  16 : Education (P): 1.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  15 : Public administration & defence (O): .3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  14 : Business administration & support services (N): 8.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  13 : Professional, scientific & technical (M): 18.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  12 : Property (L): 3.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  11 : Financial & insurance (K): 2.3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  10 : Information & communication (J): 8.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  9 : Accommodation & food services (I): 5.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  8 : Transport & storage (inc postal) (H): 4.2% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  7 : Retail (Part G): 7.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  6 : Wholesale (Part G): 3.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  5 : Motor trades (Part G): 2.8% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  4 : Construction (F): 12.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  3 : Manufacturing (C): 5.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  2 : Mining, quarrying & utilities (B,D and E): .5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  1 : Agriculture, forestry & fishing (A): 4.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  18 : Arts, entertainment, recreation & other services (R,S,T and U): 6.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  17 : Health (Q): 3.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  16 : Education (P): 1.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  15 : Public administration & defence (O): .5% #color:0x827676 East of England  14 : Business administration & support services (N): 8.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  13 : Professional, scientific & technical (M): 16.9% #color:0x827676 East of England  12 : Property (L): 3.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  11 : Financial & insurance (K): 1.9% #color:0x827676 East of England  10 : Information & communication (J): 8.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  9 : Accommodation & food services (I): 4.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  8 : Transport & storage (inc postal) (H): 4.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  7 : Retail (Part G): 6.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  6 : Wholesale (Part G): 4.1% #color:0x827676 East of England  5 : Motor trades (Part G): 3.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  4 : Construction (F): 15.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  3 : Manufacturing (C): 5.3% #color:0x827676 East of England  2 : Mining, quarrying & utilities (B,D and E): .5% #color:0x827676 East of England  1 : Agriculture, forestry & fishing (A): 4.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  18 : Arts, entertainment, recreation & other services (R,S,T and U): 6.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  17 : Health (Q): 3.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  16 : Education (P): 2.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  15 : Public administration & defence (O): .6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  14 : Business administration & support services (N): 7.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  13 : Professional, scientific & technical (M): 17.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  12 : Property (L): 3.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  11 : Financial & insurance (K): 1.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  10 : Information & communication (J): 9.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  9 : Accommodation & food services (I): 4.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  8 : Transport & storage (inc postal) (H): 5.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  7 : Retail (Part G): 5.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  6 : Wholesale (Part G): 4.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  5 : Motor trades (Part G): 3.3% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  4 : Construction (F): 12.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  3 : Manufacturing (C): 5.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  2 : Mining, quarrying & utilities (B,D and E): .4% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  1 : Agriculture, forestry & fishing (A): 6.2% Enterprises by industry for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for (2018)
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
1 : Agriculture, forestry & fishing (A)2,1856.212,0104.699,6154.3
2 : Mining, quarrying & utilities (B,D and E)145.41,275.511,475.5
3 : Manufacturing (C)2,0155.714,0655.3116,8805
4 : Construction (F)4,43012.640,54015.4288,20012.4
5 : Motor trades (Part G)1,1803.38,4253.264,8652.8
6 : Wholesale (Part G)1,4454.110,8254.190,8553.9
7 : Retail (Part G)2,0705.917,6106.7173,5407.5
8 : Transport & storage (inc postal) (H)1,7855.112,3454.797,2454.2
9 : Accommodation & food services (I)1,6604.712,7454.8126,6855.5
10 : Information & communication (J)3,2059.122,0258.3202,5008.7
11 : Financial & insurance (K)5601.64,9301.952,3202.3
12 : Property (L)1,2403.59,0353.485,8303.7
13 : Professional, scientific & technical (M)6,23017.744,63016.9418,85518.1
14 : Business administration & support services (N)2,6857.621,7808.3200,7008.7
15 : Public administration & defence (O)205.61,300.56,735.3
16 : Education (P)7452.14,6751.840,0301.7
17 : Health (Q)1,3253.89,9053.894,6654.1
18 : Arts, entertainment, recreation & other services (R,S,T and U)2,130615,7706147,0656.3
Business survival rate
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Businesses formed in year that survived five years: 43.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Businesses formed in year that survived four years: 51.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Businesses formed in year that survived three years: 61.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Businesses formed in year that survived two years: 71.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Businesses formed in year that survived one year: 92.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Businesses formed in year that survived five years: 45.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Businesses formed in year that survived four years: 53.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Businesses formed in year that survived three years: 63.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Businesses formed in year that survived two years: 74.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Businesses formed in year that survived one year: 94.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Businesses formed in year that survived five years: 45.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Businesses formed in year that survived four years: 53.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Businesses formed in year that survived three years: 61.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Businesses formed in year that survived two years: 72.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Businesses formed in year that survived one year: 92.0% Enterprises by employment size for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for (2016)
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Businesses formed in year that survived one year4,3409242,51094342,09592
Businesses formed in year that survived two years3,2857226,05074245,57071
Businesses formed in year that survived three years2,6356120,55063192,03061
Businesses formed in year that survived four years2,2305317,37053158,06051
Businesses formed in year that survived five years1,4654511,51045103,30043
Gross value added| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Gross value added (GVA) is a measure of the increase in the value of the economy due to the production of goods and services. It is measured at current basic prices, which include the effect of inflation, excluding taxes (less subsidies) on products (for example, Value Added Tax). GVA plus taxes (less subsidies) on products is equivalent to gross domestic product (GDP).
GVA by broad industry group
Economic activity breakdown for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for ()
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Apprenticeships| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Apprenticeships are paid jobs that incorporate on-and off-the-job training leading to nationally recognised qualifications. As an employee, apprentices earn as they learn and gain practical skills in the workplace. Apprenticeships achieved refers to the number of apprenticeships successfully completed. As for starts, a person who completes/achieves more than one apprenticeship in a given time period will be counted for each completion. Apprenticeships are assigned to a geographic area based on the home postcode of the learner.
Apprenticeships achieved/completed
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Science and Mathematics: .1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Retail and Commercial Enterprise: 14.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Preparation for Life and Work: .0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Leisure, Travel and Tourism: 3.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Languages, Literature and Culture: .0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Information and Communication Technology: 3.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Health, Public Services and Care: 27.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies: 16.3% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Education and Training: 2.0% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Construction, Planning and the Built Environment: 4.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Business, Administration and Law: 26.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Arts, Media and Publishing: .2% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care: 1.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  Science and Mathematics: .2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Retail and Commercial Enterprise: 14.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Preparation for Life and Work: .0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Leisure, Travel and Tourism: 4.1% #color:0x827676 East of England  Languages, Literature and Culture: .0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Information and Communication Technology: 2.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  Health, Public Services and Care: 27.5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies: 15.6% #color:0x827676 East of England  Education and Training: 2.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Construction, Planning and the Built Environment: 4.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Business, Administration and Law: 26.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  Arts, Media and Publishing: .2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care: 2.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Science and Mathematics: .3% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Retail and Commercial Enterprise: 15.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Preparation for Life and Work: .0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Leisure, Travel and Tourism: 3.0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Languages, Literature and Culture: .0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Information and Communication Technology: 3.3% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Health, Public Services and Care: 24.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies: 17.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Education and Training: .9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Construction, Planning and the Built Environment: 4.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Business, Administration and Law: 28.5% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Arts, Media and Publishing: .0% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care: 2.7% Apprenticeships achieved/completed for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for (2017-2018)
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care902.76602.74,8401.8
Arts, Media and Publishing00600.25600.2
Business, Administration and Law94028.56,45026.873,04026.7
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment1404.2970412,2604.5
Education and Training300.95402.25,5302
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies59017.93,75015.644,61016.3
Health, Public Services and Care82024.86,62027.574,15027.1
Information and Communication Technology1103.36502.78,4403.1
Languages, Literature and Culture000000
Leisure, Travel and Tourism10039804.19,3303.4
Preparation for Life and Work000000
Retail and Commercial Enterprise51015.53,3601440,72014.9
Science and Mathematics100.3400.22800.1
Economically inactive| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Economically inactive at a glance...
17%
Economic inactivity rate for
persons aged 16-64
(2019-06)
15%
Economic inactivity rate for
males aged 16-64
(2019-06)
20%
Economic inactivity rate for
females aged 16-64
(2019-06)
Unemployment rate
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Total: 4.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Females: 4.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Males: 4.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Total: 3.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Females: 3.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  Males: 2.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Total: 3.7% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Females: 4.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Males: 3.3% Unemployment rate in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2019-06
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Males7,5003.345,4002.8612,8004.2
Females8,7004.253,5003.7528,0004.1
Total3.716,2003.298,8004.11,140,800
Economic inactivity by reason
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Other: 11.4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Retired: 12.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Discouraged: .4% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Long-term sick: 22.1% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Temporary sick: 1.9% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Looking after family/home: 24.5% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  Student: 27.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Other: 11.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  Retired: 16.0% #color:0x827676 East of England  Discouraged: .5% #color:0x827676 East of England  Long-term sick: 21.2% #color:0x827676 East of England  Temporary sick: 1.9% #color:0x827676 East of England  Looking after family/home: 25.8% #color:0x827676 East of England  Student: 22.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Other: 10.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Retired: 11.9% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Long-term sick: 21.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Temporary sick: 2.1% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Looking after family/home: 26.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Student: 27.1% Reasons for economic inactivity in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2019-06
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
Student24,80027.1163,90022.81,981,30027.2
Looking after family/home24,30026.6185,10025.81,777,90024.5
Temporary sick1,9002.113,6001.9138,3001.9
Long-term sick19,30021.1152,20021.21,604,90022.1
DiscouragedN/AN/A3,3000.529,3000.4
Retired10,90011.9114,90016910,80012.5
Other9,90010.884,60011.8828,60011.4
Disability (Equality Act) core level
#color:0xD1D0D5 England  Work-limiting disabled: 15.7% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  EA core disabled: 18.8% #color:0xD1D0D5 England  EA core or work-limiting disabled: 20.7% #color:0x827676 East of England  Work-limiting disabled: 14.4% #color:0x827676 East of England  EA core disabled: 17.9% #color:0x827676 East of England  EA core or work-limiting disabled: 19.6% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Work-limiting disabled: 13.8% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  EA core disabled: 18.2% #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  EA core or work-limiting disabled: 19.7% Disability (Equality Act) core level in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for 2019-06
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Count%Count%Count%
EA core or work-limiting disabled103,80019.7738,20019.67,187,60020.7
EA core disabled95,80018.2675,10017.96,552,20018.8
Work-limiting disabled72,70013.8543,50014.45,472,00015.7
Claimant counts| Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
This section shows claimant counts - the stock of Universal Credit and Job Seekers Allowance claimants - for persons aged 16 and over in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Claimant counts at a glance...
10,115
(1.9%)
Claimant count for all persons
aged 16+
(2019-10)
5,455
(2%)
Claimant count for males
aged 16+
(2019-10)
4,655
(1.8%)
Claimant count for females
aged 16+
(2019-10)
Monthly claimant counts
#color:0xE2785C Total 2019-10: 10115 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-09: 9620 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-08: 9600 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-07: 9315 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-06: 9090 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-05: 8755 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-04: 8660 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-03: 8430 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-02: 8135 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-01: 7300 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-12: 6915 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-11: 6620 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-10: 6540 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-09: 6605 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-08: 6535 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-07: 6440 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-06: 6335 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-05: 6270 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-04: 6380 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-03: 5825 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-02: 5340 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-01: 4885 #color:0xE2785C Total 2017-12: 4600 #color:0xE2785C Total 2017-11: 4575 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-10: 5455 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-09: 5275 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-08: 5275 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-07: 5185 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-06: 5055 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-05: 4860 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-04: 4840 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-03: 4735 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-02: 4500 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-01: 4110 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-12: 3895 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-11: 3760 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-10: 3740 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-09: 3800 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-08: 3780 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-07: 3735 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-06: 3740 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-05: 3715 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-04: 3760 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-03: 3475 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-02: 3190 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-01: 2975 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2017-12: 2800 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2017-11: 2760 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-10: 4655 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-09: 4340 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-08: 4325 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-07: 4130 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-06: 4040 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-05: 3895 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-04: 3820 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-03: 3695 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-02: 3635 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-01: 3190 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-12: 3020 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-11: 2855 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-10: 2800 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-09: 2800 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-08: 2755 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-07: 2705 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-06: 2595 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-05: 2550 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-04: 2620 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-03: 2345 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-02: 2150 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-01: 1910 #color:0x000000 Female 2017-12: 1800 #color:0x000000 Female 2017-11: 1820 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-10: 10115 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-09: 9620 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-08: 9600 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-07: 9315 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-06: 9090 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-05: 8755 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-04: 8660 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-03: 8430 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-02: 8135 #color:0xE2785C Total 2019-01: 7300 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-12: 6915 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-11: 6620 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-10: 6540 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-09: 6605 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-08: 6535 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-07: 6440 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-06: 6335 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-05: 6270 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-04: 6380 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-03: 5825 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-02: 5340 #color:0xE2785C Total 2018-01: 4885 #color:0xE2785C Total 2017-12: 4600 #color:0xE2785C Total 2017-11: 4575 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-10: 5455 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-09: 5275 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-08: 5275 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-07: 5185 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-06: 5055 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-05: 4860 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-04: 4840 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-03: 4735 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-02: 4500 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2019-01: 4110 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-12: 3895 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-11: 3760 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-10: 3740 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-09: 3800 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-08: 3780 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-07: 3735 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-06: 3740 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-05: 3715 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-04: 3760 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-03: 3475 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-02: 3190 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2018-01: 2975 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2017-12: 2800 #color:0x1F6BB1 Male 2017-11: 2760 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-10: 4655 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-09: 4340 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-08: 4325 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-07: 4130 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-06: 4040 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-05: 3895 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-04: 3820 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-03: 3695 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-02: 3635 #color:0x000000 Female 2019-01: 3190 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-12: 3020 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-11: 2855 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-10: 2800 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-09: 2800 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-08: 2755 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-07: 2705 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-06: 2595 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-05: 2550 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-04: 2620 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-03: 2345 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-02: 2150 #color:0x000000 Female 2018-01: 1910 #color:0x000000 Female 2017-12: 1800 #color:0x000000 Female 2017-11: 1820 Claimant count for aged 16+ for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough over time
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
2017-114,57548,370641,250
2017-124,60049,275648,130
2018-014,88551,455670,475
2018-025,34054,665706,970
2018-035,82556,565722,750
2018-046,38060,080751,250
2018-056,27058,360734,830
2018-066,33557,830727,930
2018-076,44058,125728,440
2018-086,53558,900739,645
2018-096,60559,700751,880
2018-106,54061,055765,680
2018-116,62062,145778,325
2018-126,91563,435796,815
2019-017,30066,200826,180
2019-028,13571,240875,840
2019-038,43073,410900,650
2019-048,66074,690915,240
2019-058,75575,440922,775
2019-069,09077,570942,115
2019-079,31578,395949,770
2019-089,60079,755965,275
2019-099,62080,070969,255
2019-1010,11582,755996,325
Monthly claimant rate
#color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-10: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-09: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-08: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-07: 2.7 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-06: 2.7 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-05: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-04: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-03: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-02: 2.5 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-01: 2.4 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-12: 2.3 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-11: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-10: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-09: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-08: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-07: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-06: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-05: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-04: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-03: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-02: 2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-01: 1.9 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2017-12: 1.9 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2017-11: 1.8 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-10: 2.2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-09: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-08: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-07: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-06: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-05: 2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-04: 2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-03: 1.9 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-02: 1.9 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-01: 1.8 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-12: 1.7 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-11: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-10: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-09: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-08: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-07: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-06: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-05: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-04: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-03: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-02: 1.4 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-01: 1.4 #color:0x827676 East of England 2017-12: 1.3 #color:0x827676 East of England 2017-11: 1.3 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-10: 1.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-09: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-08: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-07: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-06: 1.7 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-05: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-04: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-03: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-02: 1.5 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-01: 1.4 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-12: 1.3 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-11: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-10: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-09: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-08: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-07: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-06: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-05: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-04: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-03: 1.1 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-02: 1 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-01: 0.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2017-12: 0.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2017-11: 0.9 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-10: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-09: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-08: 2.8 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-07: 2.7 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-06: 2.7 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-05: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-04: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-03: 2.6 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-02: 2.5 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2019-01: 2.4 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-12: 2.3 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-11: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-10: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-09: 2.2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-08: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-07: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-06: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-05: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-04: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-03: 2.1 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-02: 2 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2018-01: 1.9 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2017-12: 1.9 #color:0xD1D0D5 England 2017-11: 1.8 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-10: 2.2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-09: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-08: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-07: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-06: 2.1 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-05: 2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-04: 2 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-03: 1.9 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-02: 1.9 #color:0x827676 East of England 2019-01: 1.8 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-12: 1.7 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-11: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-10: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-09: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-08: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-07: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-06: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-05: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-04: 1.6 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-03: 1.5 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-02: 1.4 #color:0x827676 East of England 2018-01: 1.4 #color:0x827676 East of England 2017-12: 1.3 #color:0x827676 East of England 2017-11: 1.3 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-10: 1.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-09: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-08: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-07: 1.8 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-06: 1.7 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-05: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-04: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-03: 1.6 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-02: 1.5 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019-01: 1.4 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-12: 1.3 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-11: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-10: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-09: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-08: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-07: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-06: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-05: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-04: 1.2 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-03: 1.1 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-02: 1 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2018-01: 0.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2017-12: 0.9 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2017-11: 0.9 Claimant count for aged 16+ for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough over time
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
2017-110.91.31.8
2017-120.91.31.9
2018-010.91.41.9
2018-0211.42
2018-031.11.52.1
2018-041.21.62.1
2018-051.21.52.1
2018-061.21.52.1
2018-071.21.52.1
2018-081.21.62.1
2018-091.21.62.2
2018-101.21.62.2
2018-111.21.62.2
2018-121.31.72.3
2019-011.41.82.4
2019-021.51.92.5
2019-031.61.92.6
2019-041.622.6
2019-051.622.6
2019-061.72.12.7
2019-071.82.12.7
2019-081.82.12.8
2019-091.82.12.8
2019-101.92.22.8
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