Labour Market Statistics

Total Population
  Neath Port Talbot Wales Great Britain
Male 67,000 1,461,500 29,280,500
Female 70,600 1,531,900 30,327,700
Total 137,600 2,993,400 59,608,200

Source: midyear population estimates (2008) - Nomis

Working Age

 

Neath Port Talbot
(numbers)
Neath Port Talbot
(%)
Wales
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Male 43,100 64.3 64.4 66.1
Female 39,400 55.8 56.1 58.1
Total 82,500 59.9 60.2 62.0

The percentage figures represent the percentage of total population.

Source: midyear population estimates (2008) - Nomis

Economically Active
  Neath Port Talbot
(numbers)
Neath Port Talbot
(%)
Wales
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Economic Activity Rate 60,400 71.1 75.4 78.9
Employment Rate 55,000 64.5 69.0 72.9
Employees 49.700 58.7 59.8 63.4
Self Employed 4,600 5.2 8.6 9.1
Unemployment Rate 5,500 9.2 8.1 7.4

All figures are for working age (aged 16 and over who are either in employment or unemployed)

Source: local area labour force survey - annual (October 2008 - September 2009) - Nomis

Jobs Density
  Neath Port Talbot
(jobs)
Neath Port Talbot
(density)
Wales
(density)
Great Britain
(density)
Jobs Density 48,000 0.59 0.75 0.83

The density figures represent the ratio of total jobs to working-age population.

Source: jobs density (2008) - Nomis

Employee Jobs
  Neath Port Talbot
(employee jobs)
Neath Port Talbot
(%)
Wales
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Full-time 29,400 68.0 66.4 68.8
Part-time 13,800 32.0 33.6 31.2
Total Employee Jobs 43,200 - - -
Manufacturing

10,200

23.7 13.7 10.2
Construction 2,200 5.1 5.2 4.8
Services 29,800 69.1 79.1 83.5

The percentage figures represent the % of total employee jobs.

Source: annual business inquiry employee analysis (2008) - Nomis

VAT Registered Businesses
  Neath Port Talbot
(numbers)
Neath Port Talbot
(%)
Wales
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Registrations 210 8.5

7.8

10.2
De-Registrations 190 7.7 6.5 7.3
Stock (at end of year) 2,475 - - -

The percentage figures represent the % of stock (at the end of year).

Source: vat registrations/de-registrations by industry (2007) - Nomis

Gross Weekly Pay
  Neath Port Talbot
(£)
Wales
(£)
Great Britain
(£)
Male Full-Time Workers 528.50 478.70 533.80
Female Full-Time Workers 396.80 383.30 426.60
Full-Time Workers 513.10 440.80 490.20

# Sample size too small for reliable estimate

Source: New Earnings Survey: workplace based statistics by SOC 2000 occupation (2009)

Hourly Pay
  Neath Port Talbot
(£)
Wales
(£)
Great Britain
(£)
Male Full-Time Workers 13.82 11.86 13.14
Female Full-Time Workers 10.51 10.29 11.44
Full-Time Workers 13.27 11.13 12.46

# Sample size too small for reliable estimate

Source: New Earnings Survey: workplace based statistics by SOC 2000 occupation (2009)

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