Data on Gross Value Added, employee jobs, hourly earnings by gender, employment by qualification level and some local authority estimates for 2018.

Main points

  • Just over two thirds of VAT or PAYE registered enterprises were in a priority sector in 2017.
  • The priority sectors accounted for 45% of employment in Wales in 2017. 
  • In 2016, the rate of new businesses for the priority sectors was above that of the non-priority sectors (12.4% vs. 10.7%).
  • Full-time average (median) gross weekly earnings for employees in the priority sectors were slightly higher than those in non-priority sectors in 2017 (£501.60 vs. £495.20).

Reports

Priority sector statistics, 2018 - Revised
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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Priority sector statistics, 2018 - Revised: tables
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Priority sub-sector statistics, 2018 - Revised : tables
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Priority sector statistics, 2018: Sub-Wales: tables
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Contact

Alex Fitzpatrick

Tel: 0300 025 9016

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099