% of Employment in Knowledge Intensive Industries accounted for by the Public Sector (as at 2011)

Public Sector employment in 'Public Administration and defence, compulsory social security'; 'Education' and 'Human health and social care activities' are included within Knowledge-intensive service sectors. Throughout Devon with the exception of East Devon and the South Hams, knowledge-intensive employment accounted for by the public sector is higher than the national average.

Source: ONS Business Register and Employment Survey

Area % of Employment in KIS (Public Sector)
Devon 52.2
Plymouth 54.5
Torbay 57.8
Somerset 50.9
England 46.3
East Devon 45.0
Exeter 55.8
Mid Devon 54.3
North Devon 55.9
South Hams 43.0
Teignbridge 53.0
Torridge 49.7
West Devon 55.1