Jobs Density Area Comparison
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local authority
numbers density Sort
Craven 37,000 1.15
Richmondshire 35,000 1.04
Ryedale 32,000 1.02
Harrogate 95,000 1.00
Leeds 501,000 0.98
Hambleton 50,000 0.95
York 122,000 0.89
Scarborough 53,000 0.85
Kingston upon Hull, City of 140,000 0.82
Calderdale 105,000 0.81
Wakefield 170,000 0.80
North East Lincolnshire 77,000 0.80
North Lincolnshire 83,000 0.79
Sheffield 294,000 0.77
Selby 42,000 0.77
East Riding of Yorkshire 150,000 0.76
Doncaster 141,000 0.74
Bradford 236,000 0.72
Kirklees 191,000 0.70
Rotherham 113,000 0.70
Barnsley 91,000 0.60
Source: ONS jobs density [2017]

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


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