North East

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the North East in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£7 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 North East
4.5 million
jobs
156,145
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the North East
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 73,991
Business admin & support 11,358
Accommodation & food services 9203
Motor trades 7990
Professional, scientific & technical 7906
Transport & storage 7628
Finance & insurance 6315
Public admin 5721
Health 4717
Mining, quarrying & utilities 4105
Education 3658
Information & communication 3547
Construction 3191
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 2425
Property 576
Others 3828

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the North East since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
76
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
10
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 North East in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
1078
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 North East in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£82 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Youth employment initiative
funding across the UK funding in the North East
£170 million
to help young people into work
£19.8 million
in Tees Valley & Durham
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the North East
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£595.6 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
North Eastern £10.5 million
Tees Valley £1.1 million
Total for North East £11.6 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the North East
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£130 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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