West Midlands

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from the West Midlands in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£11.5 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 West Midlands
4.5 million
jobs
384,976
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in the West Midlands
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 193,411
Business admin & support 33,863
Motor trades 20,929
Transport & storage 18,729
Professional, scientific & technical 18,313
Accommodation & food services 17,267
Finance & insurance 17,090
Public admin 11,843
Health 10,936
Mining, quarrying & utilities 7546
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 7138
Information & communication 6865
Construction 6831
Education 4574
Property 1186
Others 8454

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

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in the West Midlands since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
396
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
42
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 West Midlands in September 2015
55,750
EU/EEA staff working in the NHS
3219
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 West Midlands in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£219 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in the West Midlands
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£732.4 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
Area Funding 2015-2020
The Marches £7.5 million
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire £3.1 million
Coventry & Warwickshire £2.7 million
Worcestershire £2.2 million
Greater Birmingham & Solihull £1.1 million
Total for West Midlands £16.7 million

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in the West Midlands
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£544 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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