Wales

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from Wales in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£5.8 billion
in goods alone
(source: Office for National Statistics, 2015) (source: HMRC regional trade statistics)

 

Jobs linked to EU trade
across the UK in Wales
4.5 million
jobs
191,332
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in Wales
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 95,703
Business admin & support 13,160
Motor trades 10,414
Accommodation & food services 10,282
Transport & storage 7807
Public admin 7070
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 7046
Finance & insurance 7010
Professional, scientific & technical 6744
Health 6097
Mining, quarrying & utilities 4709
Construction 3701
Education 3388
Information & communication 2635
Property 558
Others 5009

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in Wales since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
101
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
17
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
(source: National Crime Agency) (source: National Crime Agency)

 

Economic benefits from EU students
across the UK in 2011-2012 in Wales in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£133 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in Wales
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£1.94 billion
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
funding in Wales
£148 million
to support agriculture, infrastructure and services in rural areas

(source: DEFRA)

Research and development
across the UK in Wales
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£184 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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