South East

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the South East in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£19.9 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 South East
4.5 million
jobs
538,988
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the South East
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 189,904
Business admin & support 56,913
Professional, scientific & technical 45,317
Motor trades 35,276
Accommodation & food services 34,893
Finance & insurance 29,372
Transport & storage 27,611
Information & communication 24,294
Public admin 18,529
Health 18,301
Mining, quarrying & utilities 11,832
Construction 11,732
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 7824
Education 7704
Property 2451
Others 17,036

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the South East since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
701
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
71
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 South East in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
7915
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 South East in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£420 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the South East
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£324 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
South East £14.5 million
Coast to Capital £3.8 million
Hampshire to Surrey £3.5 million
Oxfordshire £2.8 million
Solent £2.3 million
Buckinghamshire Thames Valley £1.6 million
Hertfordshire £1.5 million
Berkshire Thames Valley £1.1 million
Total for South East £31.2 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the South East
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£769 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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