Labour Market Profile - Doncaster North Parliamentary Constituency

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The profile brings together data from several sources. Details about these and related terminology are given in the definitions section.

All figures are the most recent available.

Resident Population

  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(numbers)
Great Britain
(numbers)
Total 61,200 3,389,600 39,865,700
Male 30,200 1,694,400 19,851,500
Female 31,100 1,695,200 20,014,200
Source: ONS mid-year population estimates
Note:   Percentages are based on total population.

Labour Supply

  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
All people
Economically active† 46,200 76.9 77.2 77.8
In employment† 43,400 72.3 72.5 73.6
Employees† 37,700 63.0 62.7 63.1
Self employed† 5,300 8.4 9.2 10.2
Unemployed§ 2,700 5.9 6.0 5.2
Males
Economically active† 25,000 85.2 82.6 83.2
In employment† 23,300 79.1 77.2 78.6
Employees† 18,600 64.0 63.7 64.4
Self employed† 4,400 14.3 12.9 13.8
Unemployed§ # # 6.4 5.3
Females
Economically active† 21,200 68.9 71.9 72.5
In employment† 20,200 65.7 67.8 68.7
Employees† 19,100 62.0 61.7 61.7
Self employed† # # 5.5 6.6
Unemployed§ # # 5.6 5.1
Source: ONS annual population survey
#   Sample size too small for reliable estimate (see definitions)
†   -   numbers are for those aged 16 and over, % are for those aged 16-64
§   -   numbers and % are for those aged 16 and over. % is a proportion of economically active
  Doncaster North
(level)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
All people
Total 13,400 23.1 22.8 22.2
Student 2,900 21.3 25.6 26.2
looking after family/home 4,200 31.1 25.6 25.1
temporary sick ! ! 2.2 2.3
long-term sick 3,300 24.2 23.0 21.8
discouraged ! ! 0.4 0.4
retired 2,000 15.0 13.4 14.1
other # # 9.7 10.1
 
wants a job 3,900 28.8 25.5 24.3
does not want a job 9,600 71.2 74.5 75.7
Source: ONS annual population survey
#   Sample size too small for reliable estimate (see definitions)
!   Estimate is not available since sample size is disclosive (see definitions)
Notes:   Numbers and % are for those of aged 16-64
  % is a proportion of resident population of area aged 16-64 and gender
  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Soc 2010 major group 1-3 12,600 29.3 40.0 44.4
1 Managers, directors and senior officials 4,200 9.6 9.5 10.4
2 Professional occupations 4,300 9.8 17.7 19.8
3 Associate professional & technical 4,200 9.6 12.6 14.1
Soc 2010 major group 4-5 11,000 25.7 21.7 21.4
4 Administrative & secretarial 4,600 10.6 10.2 10.7
5 Skilled trades occupations 6,400 14.8 11.4 10.6
Soc 2010 major group 6-7 9,300 21.7 18.0 16.9
6 Caring, leisure and Other Service occupations 5,200 12.0 9.6 9.2
7 Sales and customer service occs 4,100 9.4 8.3 7.7
Soc 2010 major group 8-9 10,000 23.3 20.2 17.2
8 Process plant & machine operatives 5,000 11.5 8.2 6.3
9 Elementary occupations 5,000 11.6 11.9 10.8
Source: ONS annual population survey
Notes:   Numbers and % are for those of 16+
  % is a proportion of all persons in employment
  Doncaster North
(level)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Individual levels
NVQ4 and above 10,000 17.3 30.5 37.1
NVQ3 and above 24,900 43.0 53.5 57.4
NVQ2 and above 37,700 65.0 70.1 73.6
NVQ1 and above 46,600 80.3 83.1 84.9
Other qualifications 5,000 8.6 7.2 6.5
No qualifications 6,500 11.1 9.8 8.6
Source: ONS annual population survey
Notes:   For an explanation of the qualification levels see the definitions section.
  Numbers and % are for those of aged 16-64
  % is a proportion of resident population of area aged 16-64
  Doncaster North
(pounds)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(pounds)
Great Britain
(pounds)
Gross weekly pay
Full-time workers 488.9 480.5 529.6
Male full-time workers 567.4 524.0 570.4
Female full-time workers 398.0 425.5 471.6
Hourly pay- excluding overtime
Full-time workers 11.92 12.04 13.33
Male full-time workers 12.53 12.51 13.93
Female full-time workers 10.91 11.28 12.57
Source: ONS annual survey of hours and earnings - resident analysis
Note:   Median earnings in pounds for employees living in the area.

Out-Of-Work Benefits

  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
All people 1,875 3.1 2.3 1.9
Males 1,180 3.9 3.0 2.4
Females 695 2.2 1.5 1.3
Source: ONS Claimant count by sex and age
Note:   % is the number of claimants as a proportion of resident population of area aged 16-64 and gender
  Doncaster North
(level)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Aged 16+ 1,875 3.1 2.3 1.9
Aged 16 to 17 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Aged 18 to 24 450 5.4 3.2 2.8
Aged 18 to 21 265 5.8 3.3 2.9
Aged 25 to 49 1,015 3.3 2.4 1.9
Aged 50+ 410 2.1 1.7 1.5
Source: ONS Claimant count by sex and age
Note:   % is number of claimants as a proportion of resident population of the same age
  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Total claimants 10,940 17.9 13.6 12.0
By statistical group
Job seekers 1,930 3.2 2.2 1.6
ESA and incapacity benefits 5,070 8.3 6.7 6.3
Lone parents 1,090 1.8 1.2 1.1
Carers 1,590 2.6 1.9 1.6
Others on income related benefits 220 0.4 0.3 0.3
Disabled 920 1.5 1.1 1.0
Bereaved 120 0.2 0.2 0.2
Main out-of-work benefits† 8,310 13.6 10.4 9.2
Source: DWP benefit claimants - working age client group
†   Main out-of-work benefits includes the groups: job seekers, ESA and incapacity benefits, lone parents and others on income related benefits. See the Definitions and Explanations below for details
Notes:   % is a proportion of resident population of area aged 16-64
  Figures in this table do not yet include claimants of Universal Credit

Labour Demand

  Doncaster North
(employee jobs)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Great Britain
(%)
Total employee jobs 21,100 - - -
Full-time 14,800 70.3 67.4 68.3
Part-time 6,300 29.7 32.6 31.7
Employee jobs by industry
Primary Services (A-B: agriculture and mining) 500 2.5 0.3 0.4
Energy and Water (D-E) 100 0.4 1.0 1.1
Manufacturing (C) 1,400 6.8 11.7 8.5
Construction (F) 1,200 5.8 4.4 4.5
Services (G-S) 17,800 84.5 82.6 85.6
Wholesale and retail, including motor trades (G) 3,900 18.7 15.8 15.9
Transport storage (H) 2,100 10.2 4.9 4.5
Accomodation and food services(I) 1,400 6.8 6.9 7.1
Information and communication (J) 100 0.7 2.7 4.1
Financial and other business services(K-N) 3,500 16.5 19.1 22.2
Public admin, education and health (O-Q) 6,000 28.7 29.3 27.4
Other Services (R-S) 600 3.0 3.9 4.4
Source: ONS business register and employment survey
-   Data unavailable
Notes:   % is a proportion of total employee jobs
  Employee jobs excludes self-employed, government-supported trainees and HM Forces
  Data excludes farm-based aggriculture
  Doncaster North
(pounds)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(pounds)
Great Britain
(pounds)
Gross weekly pay
Full-time workers 450.0 486.4 529.0
Male full-time workers 477.5 527.0 569.9
Female full-time workers # 427.9 471.5
Hourly pay - excluding overtime
Full-time workers 10.17 12.14 13.32
Male full-time workers 10.45 12.61 13.91
Female full-time workers # 11.37 12.56
Source: ONS annual survey of hours and earnings - workplace analysis
#   Sample size too small for reliable estimate (see definitions)
Note:   Median earnings in pounds for employees working in the area.

Businesses

  Doncaster North
(numbers)
Doncaster North
(%)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(numbers)
Yorkshire and The Humber
(%)
Enterprises
Micro (0 to 9) 2,075 90.6 150,585 87.4
Small (10 to 49) 180 7.9 17,870 10.4
Medium (50 to 249) 30 1.3 3,100 1.8
Large (250+) 5 0.2 660 0.4
Total 2,290 - 172,215 -
Local Units
Micro (0 to 9) 2,320 85.0 170,530 81.7
Small (10 to 49) 345 12.6 30,830 14.8
Medium (50 to 249) 50 1.8 6,455 3.1
Large (250+) 10 0.4 975 0.5
Total 2,730 - 208,790 -
Source: Inter Departmental Business Register (ONS)

Note:   % is as a proportion of total (enterprises or local units)

Definitions and Explanations

Resident Population
The estimated population of an area includes all those usually resident in the area, whatever their nationality. HM Forces stationed outside the United Kingdom are excluded but foreign forces stationed here are included. Students are taken to be resident at their term-time address.
Labour Supply

Labour supply consists of people who are employed, as well as those people defined as unemployed or economically inactive, who can be considered to be potential labour supply. Information in this section relates to the characteristics of people living in an area.

Most labour supply data comes from the Annual Population Survey (APS). The APS is the largest regular household survey in the United Kingdom. It includes data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), plus further sample boosts in England, Wales and Scotland. The survey includes data from a sample of around 256,000 people aged 16 and over.

As APS estimates are based on samples, they are subject to sampling variability. This means that if another sample for the same period were drawn, a different estimate might be produced. In general, the larger the number of people in a sample, the smaller the variation between estimates. Estimates for smaller areas such as local authorities are therefore less reliable than those for larger areas such as regions. When the sample size is too small to produce reliable estimates, the estimates are replaced with a #.

Economically Active
Economically active:
People who are either in employment or unemployed.
Economic activity rate:
People, who are economically active, expressed as a percentage of all people.
In employment:
People who did some paid work in the reference week (whether as an employee or self employed); those who had a job that they were temporarily away from (eg, on holiday); those on government-supported training and employment programmes; and those doing unpaid family work.
Employment rate:
The number of people in employment expressed as a percentage of all people aged 16-64.
Employees and self employed:
The division between employees and self employed is based on survey respondents' own assessment of their employment status. The percentage show the number in each category as a percentage of all people aged 16-64. The sum of employees and self employed will not equal the in employment figure due to the inclusion of those on government-supported training and employment programmes, and those doing unpaid family work in the latter.
Unemployed:
Refers to people without a job who were available to start work in the two weeks following their interview and who had either looked for work in the four weeks prior to interview or were waiting to start a job they had already obtained.
Model-based unemployed:

As unemployed form a small percentage of the population, the APS unemployed estimates within local authorities are based on very small samples so for many areas would be unreliable. To overcome this ONS has developed a statistical model that provides better estimates of total unemployed for unitary authorities and local authority districts (unemployment estimates for counties are direct survey estimates). Model-based estimates are not produced for male or female unemployed.

The model-based estimate improves on the APS estimate by borrowing strength from the measure of those claiming Jobseeker's Allowance to produce an estimate that is more precise (i.e. has a smaller confidence interval). The amount of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance is not itself a measure of unemployment but is strongly correlated with unemployment, and, as it is an administrative count, is known without sampling error. The gain in precision is greatest for areas with smaller sample sizes.

Unemployment rate:
Unemployed as a percentage of the economically active population.
Economically Inactive
Economically inactive:
People who are neither in employment nor unemployed. This group includes, for example, all those who were looking after a home or retired.
Wanting a job:
People not in employment who want a job but are not classed as unemployed because they have either not sought work in the last four weeks or are not available to start work.
Not wanting a job
People who are neither in employment nor unemployed and who do not want a job.
Occupation
Occupations are classified according to the Standard Occupation Classification 2010. Descriptions of the job titles included in each code are available in the SOC manuals.
Qualifications

Qualifications data are only be available from the APS for calendar year periods, for example, Jan to Dec 2005. The variables show the total number of people who are qualified at a particular level and above, so data in this table are not additive. Separate figures for each NVQ level are available in the full Annual Population Survey data set (wizard/advanced query).

The trade apprenticeships are split 50/50 between NVQ level 2 and 3. This follows ONS policy for presenting qualifications data in publications. Separate counts for trade apprenticeships can be obtained from the full APS data set (wizard/advanced query).

No qualifications: No formal qualifications held

Other qualifications: includes foreign qualifications and some professional qualifications

NVQ 1 equivalent: e.g. fewer than 5 GCSEs at grades A-C, foundation GNVQ, NVQ 1, intermediate 1 national qualification (Scotland) or equivalent

NVQ 2 equivalent: e.g. 5 or more GCSEs at grades A-C, intermediate GNVQ, NVQ 2, intermediate 2 national qualification (Scotland) or equivalent

NVQ 3 equivalent: e.g. 2 or more A levels, advanced GNVQ, NVQ 3, 2 or more higher or advanced higher national qualifications (Scotland) or equivalent

NVQ 4 equivalent and above: e.g. HND, Degree and Higher Degree level qualifications or equivalent


Earnings by Residence

The figures show the median earnings in pounds for employees living in the area who are on adults rates of pay and whose pay was not affected by absence. Figures for earnings come from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE). The ASHE is based on a 1 per cent sample of employees, information on whose earnings and hours is obtained from employers. The survey does not cover self-employed. Information relates to a pay period in April.

The earnings information collected relates to gross pay before tax, national insurance or other deductions, and excludes payments in kind. It is restricted to earnings relating to the survey pay period and so excludes payments of arrears from another period made during the survey period; any payments due as a result of a pay settlement but not yet paid at the time of the survey will also be excluded.

Out-Of-Work Benefits


Jobseeker's Allowance

This is the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) and National Insurance credits at Jobcentre Plus local offices. People claiming JSA must declare that they are out of work, capable of, available for and actively seeking work during the week in which the claim is made.

The percentage figures express the number of claimants resident in an area as a percentage of the population aged 16-64 resident in that area.

The total JSA claimants is mostly derived from the Jobcentre Plus computer records. For various reasons, e.g. a claimant's National Insurance number is not known, a few claims have to be dealt with manually. These clerical claims, which amount to less than 1 per cent of the total, are counted separately and not analysed in as much detail as the computerised claims. The count of total JSA claimants includes clerical claims, but only the computerised claims are analysed by age and duration.


DWP Working-Age Client Group

The number of working-age people who are claiming one or more main DWP benefits. The main benefits are: bereavement benefit, carer's allowance, disability living allowance, ESA and incapacity benefit, severe disablement allowance, income support, jobseeker's allowance, and widow's benefit. The age at which women reach State Pension age is gradually increasing from 60 to 65 between April 2010 and April 2020. Throughout this period, only women below State Pension age are counted as working age benefit claimants."

The total count is broken down by statistical groups. These categorise each person according to the main reason why they are claiming benefit. Each client is classified to a single group.

Benefits are arranged hierarchically and claimants are assigned to a group according to the top most benefit they receive. Thus a person who is a lone parent and receives Incapacity Benefit would be classified as incapacity benefits. Consequently, the group lone parent will not contain all lone parents as some will be included in the incapacity benefits group and Job seekers groups.

Main out-of-work benefits consists of the groups: job seekers, ESA and incapacity benefits, lone parents and others on income related benefits.

These groups have been chosen to best represent a count of all those benefit recipients who cannot be in full-time employment as part of their condition of entitlement. Those claiming solely Bereavement Benefits or Disability Living Allowance (DLA) are not included as these are not out-of-work or income based benefits. DLA is paid to those needing help with personal care. These people can, and some will, be in full-time employment. If DLA claimants are also in receipt of JSA, IS, ESA or Incapacity Benefits in addition to DLA they will be counted under the relevant statistical group. In addition, we exclude those claiming solely carer's benefits or claiming carer's benefits alongside income support, as DWP does not pursue active labour market policies for this group. Carers benefits are paid to those with full time caring responsibilities. The group entitled to Carer's benefits alongside Income Support (IS) includes around 86,000 claimants and has been stable over time.

This Nomis series is different to that published in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Market Statistics Bulletin (table 25) and on the DWP website at http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/100pc/wa/tabtool_wa.html (against the link entitled "One-Click" Key Out-of-Work Benefits). This Nomis series uses DWP Jobseeker's Allowance numbers, whilst the other two series use the ONS Jobseeker's Allowance figures, using different methods and reference periods.

Labour Demand

Labour demand includes jobs and vacancies available within the area.

Jobs Density

The numbers of jobs per resident aged 16-64. For example, a job density of 1.0 would mean that there is one job for every resident aged 16-64.

The total number of jobs is a workplace-based measure and comprises employee jobs, self-employed, government-supported trainees and HM Forces. The number of residents aged 16-64 figures used to calculate jobs densities are based on the relevant mid-year population estimates.

Employee Jobs

The number of jobs held by employees. Employee jobs excludes self-employed, government-supported trainees and HM Forces, so this count will be smaller than the total jobs figure shown in the Jobs density table. The information comes from the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) - an employer survey conducted in September of each year. The BRES records a job at the location of an employee's workplace (rather than at the location of the business's main office).

Full-time and part-time: In the BRES, part-time employees are those working for 30 or fewer hours per week.

Note All figures exclude farm-based agriculture

Earnings by Workplace

The figures show the median earnings in pounds for employees working in the area who are on adults rates of pay and whose pay was not affected by absence. Figures for earnings come from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE). The ASHE is based on a 1 per cent sample of employees, information on whose earnings and hours is obtained from employers. The survey does not cover self-employed. In 2004 information related to the pay period which included 21 April.

The earnings information collected relates to gross pay before tax, national insurance or other deductions, and excludes payments in kind. It is restricted to earnings relating to the survey pay period and so excludes payments of arrears from another period made during the survey period; any payments due as a result of a pay settlement but not yet paid at the time of the survey will also be excluded.

UK Business Counts

The data contained in the table are compiled from an extract taken from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) recording the position of units as at March of the reference year. The IDBR contains information on VAT traders and PAYE employers in a statistical register which provides the basis for the Office for National Statistics to conduct surveys of businesses.

The table presents analysis of businesses at both Enterprise and Local Unit level. An Enterprise is the smallest combination of legal units (generally based on VAT and/or PAYE records) which has a certain degree of autonomy within an Enterprise Group. An individual site (for example a factory or shop) in an enterprise is called a local unit.

The employment information on the IDBR is drawn mainly from the Business Register Employment Survey (BRES). Because this is based on a sample of enterprises, estimates from previous returns and from other ONS surveys have also been used. For the smallest units, either PAYE jobs or employment imputed from VAT turnover is used.

Estimates in the table are rounded to prevent disclosure.

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