nomis - official labour market statistics
Economically active - Area Comparison
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Northern Ireland 316,000 27.2
Wales 503,000 26.3
West Midlands 862,000 24.4
North West 1,091,000 24.3
North East 392,000 23.8
London 1,313,000 22.7
Yorkshire and The Humber 750,000 22.3
Scotland 739,000 21.7
East Midlands 628,000 21.7
South West 656,000 20.0
South East 1,072,000 19.6
East 706,000 19.1
Source: ONS national and regional headline indicators [Jun 2014-Aug 2014]

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


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