South West

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the South West in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£8.2 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 West
4.5 million
jobs
362,861
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the South West
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 155,831
Business admin & support 29,379
Accommodation & food services 24,491
Professional, scientific & technical 22,644
Motor trades 21,105
Finance & insurance 18,712
Transport & storage 15,148
Public admin 12,108
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 11,531
Health 10,825
Information & communication 9044
Mining, quarrying & utilities 7667
Construction 7421
Education 6209
Property 1352
Others 9396

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the South West since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
287
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
34
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 West in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
6956
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
(source: Health & Social Care Information Centre) (source: Health & Social Care Information Centre)
note: figure includes NHS region of Wessex which overlaps slightly with the South East

 

Economic benefits from EU students
across the UK in 2011-2012 in the South West in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£168 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the South West
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£729.3 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
Heart of the South West £15.5 million
Cornwall & Isles of Scilly £9.4 million
Swindon & Wiltshire £3.9 million
Dorset £3 million
Gloucestershire £2.9 million
West of England £1.4 million
Total for South West £36.2 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the South West
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£787 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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