North East and South East Employment

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  • North East
    • lowest income region
    • average household income of £26 000 per year
    • unemployment rates of 11%
      • one of the highest rates in the UK
    • In 2011, a quarter of all jobs in the NE were in the public sector
      • Public sector jobs are being cut, due to government spending
      • between 2010-2011, 32 000 jobs were lost in the public sector
    • has the worst indicatiors for deaths from smoking and early deaths from heart disease, stokes, and cancer
    • has the lowest percentage of adults who eat healithily
    • one of the UK's 12 standard economic region
    • manufacturing has declined and the tertiary sector has increased
      • manufacturing usually now for cars
  • South East
    • densley populated region
      • 8.7 million people
    • Is one of the most UK's expensive areas for house and land prices
    • London salaries boost household incomes
    • Has the UK's second highest income
      • £35 200
      • 35% higher than NE
    • spend the most on healthy foods, e.g. fish
    • most people live longer
    • region offers a high quality of life for many
    • Many well-paid tertiary and quaternary jobs in London, so people often commute
      • more opportunities for promotion
    • SE gained public-sector jobs
    • one of the UK's largest ports, due to being closest to Europe
      • Provides thousands of jobs
    • has many biotechnology jobs
    • Many IT jobs
    • business in the SE spent nearly £6 billion on research and developent
      • 22% of the UK's total and highest of any regions
  • People eat more
    • up to 3 times a week
    • South East
      • densley populated region
        • 8.7 million people
      • Is one of the most UK's expensive areas for house and land prices
      • London salaries boost household incomes
      • Has the UK's second highest income
        • £35 200
        • 35% higher than NE
      • spend the most on healthy foods, e.g. fish
      • most people live longer
      • region offers a high quality of life for many
      • Many well-paid tertiary and quaternary jobs in London, so people often commute
        • more opportunities for promotion
      • SE gained public-sector jobs
      • one of the UK's largest ports, due to being closest to Europe
        • Provides thousands of jobs
      • has many biotechnology jobs
      • Many IT jobs
      • business in the SE spent nearly £6 billion on research and developent
        • 22% of the UK's total and highest of any regions
  • makes the second largest contribution to the UK's GDP
    • in 2011, unemployment rate was 6.3%

      Comments

      Mr A Gibson

      If you want to increase your knowledge of the regional disparities between the North and the South East in the UK then print this off and stick it on your wall.

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