Saturday, 30 April 2011

Employment figures Anglesey 2001 - 2010

The above chart shows the quarterly employment figures for those aged 16 and over. The data is from StatsWales

Before 2005 only an yearly average is available and are 2004 - 29800, 2003 - 29700, 2002 - 28100, 2001 - 28200.

In between 2005 and the 2nd quarter of 2010 (the latest figures currently available) other than for the 2nd quarter of 2009, employment figures have fluctuated between 29,000 and 30,000. In the 2nd quarter of 2009 the number employed fell to 28,700, but since then; other than for the 4th quarter in 2009, there has been a steady increase in the number of people in total employment.

The number employed in the private and public sectors (where recorded) are shown in the chart below:

1 comment:

The Red Flag said...

What is telling is that the increase is - by and large, the result of increased employment in the public sector.

The impact on the local econmy of cuts in public sector spending therefore will be out of all proportion to the money supposedly saved.