Data on Gross Value Added, employee jobs, hourly earnings by gender, employment by qualification level and some local authority estimates for 2018.
- 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).
Priority sector statistics, 2018 - Revised , file type: PDF, file size: 730 KB
Datasets and interactive tools
Priority sector statistics, 2018 - Revised: tables , file type: ODS, file size: 302 KB
Priority sub-sector statistics, 2018 - Revised : tables , file type: ODS, file size: 246 KB
Priority sector statistics, 2018: Sub-Wales: tables , file type: ODS, file size: 188 KB
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