East of England

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the East of England in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£14 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 of England
4.5 million
jobs
373,615
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the East of England
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 160,675
Business admin & support 37,090
Motor trades 25,188
Professional, scientific & technical 24,388
Transport & storage 19,481
Accommodation & food services 18,106
Finance & insurance 17,380
Health 11,381
Public admin 11,066
Information & communication 9399
Construction 8801
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 7413
Mining & quarrying 6399
Education 4495
Property 1491
Others 10,863

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the East of England since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
589
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
40
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 of England in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
6418
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 of England in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
expenditure on and off campus
£248 million
expenditure on and off campus
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
New Anglia £13 million
Cambridge & Peterborough £7.4 million
Total for East of England £20.4 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the East of England
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£136 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the East of England
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£1 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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