Jobs Density Area Comparison
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local authority
numbers density Sort
Cardiff 227,000 0.93
Powys 69,000 0.91
Gwynedd 67,000 0.90
Flintshire 83,000 0.88
Newport 82,000 0.88
Ceredigion 37,000 0.83
Denbighshire 45,000 0.81
Monmouthshire 44,000 0.79
Conwy 52,000 0.78
Swansea 122,000 0.78
Pembrokeshire 56,000 0.77
Carmarthenshire 84,000 0.76
Wrexham 63,000 0.75
Bridgend 66,000 0.74
Torfaen 38,000 0.68
Anglesey 27,000 0.67
Merthyr Tydfil 24,000 0.64
The Vale of Glamorgan 48,000 0.61
Neath Port Talbot 53,000 0.61
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff 88,000 0.59
Caerphilly 62,000 0.56
Blaenau Gwent 21,000 0.48
Source: ONS jobs density [2016]

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


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