Blackburn Factsheet

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Economy

  • Average weekly workplace earnings (£) 2015 473.3 (34/62)
  • Employment rate (%) 2014 63.8 (58/61)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2014 40,298.46 (61/61)

Skills and Training by Employer

  • Employers that have provided or funded training (%) 2015 73.13 (13/62)
  • Employers with staff that are not fully proficient (%) 2015 21.13 (3/62)
  • Employers with staff whose skills are not fully utilised (%) 2015 30.38 (32/62)

Skills and Training by Worker

  • Workers that have had training (%) 2015 55.95 (48/53)
  • Workers who are not fully proficient (%) 2015 5.89 (9/53)
  • Working age population with a qualification at NVQ4 or above (%) 2014 23.5 (56/62)
  • Working age population with no formal qualifications (%) 2014 14.6 (5/62)

Vacancies

  • Vacancies in high skilled occupations (%) 2015 8.79 (53/53)
  • Vacancies in low skilled occupations (%) 2015 72.28 (1/53)
  • Vacancies in medium skilled occupations (%) 2015 18.93 (52/53)
  • Vacancies that are hard to fill (%) 2015 13.2 (53/53)
  • Vacancies that are hard to fill due to skills shortage (%) 2015 5.43 (53/53)

Vacancies by Employer

  • Employers who have hard to fill vacancies (%) 2015 6.19 (44/62)
  • Employers who have hard to fill vacancies due to skills shortage (%) 2015 2.68 (59/62)