Employment Rate

The employment rate is the proportion of the working age population currently in work. It includes both those that are self employed and those employed by an employer. In Devon there is a much greater proportion of people in employment than in the rest of the UK.

Source: ONS Annual Population Survey - Resident Based - October 2012 - September 2013

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Q3 12-13
Q4 12-13
Q1 13-14
Q2 13-14
Devon 75.4 76.2 76.8 75.9
Plymouth 70.2 69.3 70.3 69.2
Torbay 70.6 71.4 71.2 70.0
Somerset 74.6 75.6 76.2 76.8
UK 70.6 70.8 71.0 71.1
East Devon 75.7 77.3 79.3 78.1
Exeter 74.3 78.1 76.4 72.0
Mid Devon 73.4 74.5 73.9 76.8
North Devon 79.7 74.8 77.4 73.7
South Hams 79.4 78.6 77.2 78.0
Teignbridge 75.1 76.8 79.3 77.7
Torridge 67.9 76.8 71.3 76.0
West Devon 77.8 75.6 75.1 75.9