At the end of 2012 it is estimated that just under 800,000 persons were in employment.
It is also estimated that at Winter 2012 the unemployment rate was 8.5%. In April 2012 the median gross weekly earnings for all employees was £360.
Detailed Labour Market small area statistics can be obtained from the NINIS website
Official statistical publications on this theme can be found here
Interactive content on Employee Jobs can be found here.