Economically active - Area Comparison
back to main report...   
Show data for the row:
Print     PDF

All people - Economically inactive (Great Britain)

Click on column headings to sort.

numbers % Sort
Northern Ireland 325,000 27.9
Wales 495,000 25.9
North West 1,101,000 24.5
West Midlands 862,000 24.4
North East 391,000 23.7
London 1,349,000 23.4
Yorkshire and The Humber 761,000 22.6
East Midlands 632,000 21.8
Scotland 728,000 21.3
South West 658,000 20.1
South East 1,077,000 19.7
East 715,000 19.3
Source: ONS national and regional headline indicators [Sep 2014-Nov 2014]

Note:   numbers and % are for those aged 16-64


Under the terms of the Open Government Licence (OGL) and UK Government Licensing Framework (launched 30 September 2010), anyone wishing to use or re-use ONS material, whether commercially or privately, may do so freely without a specific application for a licence, subject to the conditions of the OGL and the Framework.

These new arrangements replace the previous Click-Use and Value Added Licences. For further information, go to the links above, phone 020 8876 3444 or email

Users should include a source accreditation to ONS:

Source: Office for National Statistics

Copyright of a third party

The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being authored by a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

back to main report...