Preston Factsheet

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Economy

  • Average weekly workplace earnings (£) 2015 449.1 (50/62)
  • Employment rate (%) 2014 71.5 (33/61)
  • GVA per Worker (£) 2014 45,286.42 (41/61)

Skills and Training by Employer

  • Employers that have provided or funded training (%) 2015 66.12 (44/62)
  • Employers with staff that are not fully proficient (%) 2015 17.51 (20/62)
  • Employers with staff whose skills are not fully utilised (%) 2015 25.89 (52/62)

Skills and Training by Worker

  • Workers that have had training (%) 2015 67.89 (10/53)
  • Workers who are not fully proficient (%) 2015 4.38 (23/53)
  • Working age population with a qualification at NVQ4 or above (%) 2014 28.8 (38/62)
  • Working age population with no formal qualifications (%) 2014 8.8 (37/62)

Vacancies

  • Vacancies in high skilled occupations (%) 2015 23.27 (37/53)
  • Vacancies in low skilled occupations (%) 2015 38.29 (18/53)
  • Vacancies in medium skilled occupations (%) 2015 36.73 (24/53)
  • Vacancies that are hard to fill (%) 2015 41.74 (11/53)
  • Vacancies that are hard to fill due to skills shortage (%) 2015 31.05 (10/53)

Vacancies by Employer

  • Employers who have hard to fill vacancies (%) 2015 7.33 (34/62)
  • Employers who have hard to fill vacancies due to skills shortage (%) 2015 4.49 (40/62)