Working Age Population

The working age population in Cherwell is higher than the average in the South East and in Great Britain.

  • 45,700 (64.7%) are male.
  • 45,600 (63.2%) are female.
  • 79.5% of the working age population are currently in work. This compares favourably against the rest of the South East where 75.4% are currently in work and with the rest of the UK, where 71.5% are currently in work.
  • 4% are unemployed.
  • 17.6% are economically inactive e.g. in full-time education etc., therefore not seeking a job.

Source : Nomis Jan 2013 - Dec 2013.

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