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Economically active - Area Comparison
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Northern Ireland 315,000 27.1
Wales 497,000 26.0
North West 1,109,000 24.7
West Midlands 871,000 24.7
North East 388,000 23.5
London 1,339,000 23.2
Yorkshire and The Humber 751,000 22.3
Scotland 732,000 21.4
East Midlands 617,000 21.4
South East 1,079,000 19.7
South West 644,000 19.6
East 715,000 19.3
Source: ONS national and regional headline indicators [Aug 2014-Oct 2014]

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


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