Economically active - Area Comparison
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All people - Economically inactive (Great Britain)

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numbers % Sort
Northern Ireland 318,000 27.2
West Midlands 842,000 23.6
North East 389,000 23.6
Wales 441,000 23.2
Scotland 776,000 22.7
North West 1,019,000 22.7
Yorkshire and The Humber 758,000 22.4
East Midlands 645,000 22.1
London 1,328,000 22.0
East 719,000 19.2
South East 1,019,000 18.4
South West 597,000 18.0
Source: ONS national/regional headline indicators [Feb 2017-Apr 2017]

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


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