East Riding of Yorkshire Figures

Population of

Number of people of working age

Businesses operate in the East Riding (2020)

%
Of businesses are considered “Micro Businesses” employing less than 10 staff.

Over 13,000 business operate in the East Riding

%

Of people of working age are in employment

Type of firm Number of employees Numbers
Micro firm 0 - 9 employees 12,500
Small firm 10 - 49 employees 1,215
Medium firm 50 - 249 employees 185
Large firm 200+ employees 35

Information on key emerging sectors can be found on the Humber LEP website

Number of people who are economically active

Men in 2020

Women in 2020

In total in 2020

Number of people in employment

In 2020

%

of people of working age are in employment

Annual Gross Pay averages

2008

£27,349

2012

£25,578

2016

£26,367

2018

£28,704

2020

£31,252

Numbers for employment within Sectors

Business and Retail

29,140

Chemicals

1,730

Construction

6,275

Creative & Digital 

3,475

Energy Sector

4,500

Engineering

2,495

Food & Agriculture

3,835

Health & Social Care

16,725

Manufacturing

17,525

Ports and Logistics 

4,955

Public Sector

7,600

Visitor Economy

13,020

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