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KEY FACTS:

  • Stockport has a diverse, strong and productive economy that has strengths in a variety of sectors, particularly in Financial and Professional Services, Health, Retail and Education.
  • Stockport’s largest sector - Financial and Professional Services – employs just over 26,000 people.
  • Health is the second largest sector in the borough, accounting for 16,600 jobs.
  • Stockport is in the top three districts in Greater Manchester for jobs growth in Hospitality & Tourism (a 10% rise) between 2010 to 2013.
  • The ICT Digital sector generated the largest number of jobs from 2010-13, whilst also experiencing the largest sector growth in percentage terms.
  • There are 11,800 businesses based in Stockport, representing 12% of the business base across Greater Manchester.

 

EMPLOYMENT BY SECTOR:

Emp By Sector Stockport

Please note that on the table above the value of the Y axis may differ per authority area.

 

KEY STATISTICS:

Statistics Table Stockport

NB:*all data relates to year ending Dec 2014
Youth refers to 16-24 age range. Totals may not sum due to rounding

 

TRAVELLING TO WORK:

TTW Stockport

Source- Census 2011

 

EMPLOYERS:

  • Adidas (UK) Limited
  • Busways Travel Services Limited
  • Centrica Plc
  • National Tyre Service Limited
  • Romec Limited
  • Stagecoach (Northwest) Limited
  • Stockport College
  • Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Automobile Association Limited

 

OCCUPATIONS:

GM Occupations Stockport

 

FURTHER INFORMATION:

National Careers Service

 

 

Sources: Annual Population Survey (2013); Oxford Economics (2013); Department for Education (2013); Business Register and Employment Survey (2012); Office for National Statistics (2011 Census) and Bureau van Dijk (2014).

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