East Riding of Yorkshire Figures

Population of

Number of people of working age

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

Over

Businesses operate in the East Riding (2016)

%

Of people of working age are in employment

Type of firmNumber of employeesNumbers
Micro firm0 - 9 employees13,225
Small firm10 - 49 employees1,870
Medium firm50 - 249 employees345
Large firm200+ employees40

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

Number of people who are economically active

Men in 2017

Women in 2017

In total in 2017

Number of people in employment

In 2017

%

of people of working age are in employment

Annual Gross Pay averages

2002

£20,313

2008

£27,349

2012

£25,578

2016

£26,367

Numbers for employment within Sectors

Business and Retail

26,160

Chemicals

2,070

Construction

9,559

Creative & Digital 

12,585

Energy Sector

4,881

Engineering

2,371

Food & Agriculture

2,888

Health & Social Care

17,721

Manufacturing

16,881

Ports and Logistics 

6,036

Public Sector

9,787

Visitor Economy

2,798

Statistical information for Beverley

Beverley Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: public sector, engineering & manufacturing, retail, business & administration, leisure & tourism, horticulture & agriculture

Some employers: East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Sessions Spa, Hemmingway Bailey, Bostonair Group Ltd, Right Car Beverley and Tesco

Statistical information for Withernsea

Withernsea Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: agriculture & horticulture, leisure & tourism, business & administration, public sector, retail.

Some employers: MKM Building Supplies, Sandersons Solicitors, Tesco, Highfields Caravans Ltd

Statistical information for Bridlington

Bridlington Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: food, ports, leisure & tourism, retail, public sector, business & administration

Some employers: West Building Supplies, Lloyd Dowson, B & Q, Muntons, Mallard Court Care Home, Tesco

Statistical information for Driffield

Driffield Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: agriculture & horticulture, logistics, business & administration, retail, public sector

Some employers: C&D Foods, Dodds Roofing, Bradshaws Mill, Onlookers, JSR Farms

Statistical information for Hornsea

Hornsea Population (2011)

Important occupational sectors: agriculture & horticulture, leisure & tourism, business & administration, public sector, retail, Energy Sector

Some employers: Hornsea Freeport, Orsted, Co-op Food, Assured Accountancy

Statistical information for Pocklington

Hornsea Population (2011)

Important occupational sectors: agriculture & horticulture, logistics, business & administration

Some employers: Power Health, Yara, Phoenix Software, Kerry Sweet Ingredients

Statistical information for Market Weighton

Market Weighton Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: agriculture & horticulture, logistics, business & administration

Some employers: Britcom, Tesco, RBM Agricultural

Statistical information for Goole

Goole Population (2011)

Important occupational areas: ports, logistics, food, engineering & manufacturing

Some employers: Croda Universal Ltd, Brewers Fayre & Premier Inn, Associated British Ports (ABP), Guardian Glass, Goole Courier, Goole Leisure Centre, Tesco Distribution Centre

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