North West

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the North West in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£13.5 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 West
4.5 million
jobs
477,005
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the North West
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 226,314
Business admin & support 42,413
Professional, scientific & technical 27,818
Motor trades 26,381
Accommodation & food services 25,240
Finance & insurance 24,737
Transport & storage 22,848
Public admin 16,420
Health 12,738
Information & communication 10,336
Construction 8611
Mining, quarrying & utilities 8512
Education 6986
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 5079
Property 1788
Others 10,783

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the North West since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
452
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
111
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 West in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
5057
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 West in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£222 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the North West
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£912.6 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
Cumbria £9.3 million
Lancashire £4.3 million
Cheshire & Warrington £2.5 million
Greater Manchester £0.4 million
Liverpool £0.3 million
Total for North West £16.8 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the North West
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£328 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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