East Midlands

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the East Midlands in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£8.8 billion
in goods alone
(source: Office for National Statistics, 2015) (source: HMRC regional trade statistics)

 

Jobs linked to EU trade
across the UK in the East Midlands
4.5 million
jobs
337,131
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the East Midlands
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 177,711
Business admin & support 32,019
Motor trades 18,479
Transport & storage 16,402
Professional, scientific & technical 13,836
Accommodation & food services 13,789
Finance & insurance 10,080
Public admin 9265
Health 8544
Mining, quarrying & utilities 6821
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 6223
Construction 6021
Information & communication 5548
Education 4136
Property 855
Others 7402

(source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the East Midlands since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
447
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
36
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
(source: National Crime Agency) (source: National Crime Agency)

 

NHS staff from other European countries
across England in September 2015 in the East Midlands in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
2720
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
(source: Health & Social Care Information Centre) (source: Health & Social Care Information Centre)

 

Economic benefits from EU students
across the UK in 2011-2012 in the East Midlands in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£143 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Youth employment initiative
funding across the UK funding in the East Midlands
£170 million
to help young people into work
£8.1 million
in Leicester and Nottingham
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
Greater Lincolnshire £8.78 million
Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire £6.06 million
South-East Midlands £4.28 million
Leicestershire £3.06 million
Northamptonshire £2.23 million
Total for East Midlands £24.4 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the East Midlands
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£323 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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