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Economy and Employment

These pages show information and reports surrounding both the economy, and levels of employment in Colchester.

Colchester Quarterly Economic Reports 

The production of this quarterly economic report for Colchester aims to give a better understanding of the Borough's economic makeup and performance in comparison to national and local trends.

The report will also aim to give a better understanding of economic areas which Colchester shows difficulty and success with.

These quarterly reports examine data around;

  • Jobs advertised and sought through the Job Centre Plus
  • Unemployment
  • Worklessness
  • Skills
  • 16-19 year old Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) levels
  • Business changes
  • Income
  • Vulnerable sectors (of the economy)