KEY GROWTH SECTORS
Growing the local economy is council’s number one priority.
We are committed to listening to our local businesses and providing practical solutions and support to help them innovate and grow.
KEY GROWTH SECTORS IN THE BOROUGH:
- Advanced Manufacturing Materials Handling & Engineering
- Life and Health Sciences
- Tourism Economy
The role of the council is to ensure the economic resilience of the borough; to grow and balance the public, social and commercial sectors, to build on opportunities to strengthen and grow the local economy and to provide capacity to respond to its shocks.
Council Area Job Sector Employee Percentage.* (2013)
- Jobs (%)
Businesses by Size* (Number of employees)
Businesses by Sector* (2014)
- Business by Sector (%)
Population by Age* (%)
- 0-15 years
- 16-39 years
- 40-64 years
- 65+ years