Buckinghamshire’s economy – October 2018

The latest research on Buckinghamshire’s economy is in, giving us a greater understanding of how business, social and economic landscapes are changing over time.

Claimant count

Over the last year Buckinghamshire has been the only LEP or county council area to see a fall in claimant count.

Buckingham now has the lowest claimant count rate, at 0.5 per cent, of any of the 650 Parliamentary constituencies in the UK.

Read the full report on Buckinghamshire’s claimant count >

Earnings in Buckinghamshire

For those working in Buckinghamshire, earnings fell 2.7 per cent over the last year, the lowest rate of growth among any county council area or LEP.

Residence-based earnings in Buckinghamshire grew 0.6 per cent in the last year and are the 2nd highest among county council areas, ranking 3rd among LEPs.

Read the full report on earnings in Buckinghamshire >

Labour market

See the latest UK labour market data here >

Read the ONS’s overview of the UK labour market here >