Economic Intelligence

Accurate and up to date analysis and data is important to effective economic development within the district. It informs policy and is essential for identifying our strategic priorities.

Bradford Council publishes a range of economic briefings on various topics using a variety of official data sources. These are updated on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis depending on the data source.

Monthly Unemployment Update

The latest Monthly Unemployment Update reports the numbers of unemployment-related Universal Credit claimants in the district.

Neighbourhood Level Data

A range of economic and labour market data for Wards and smaller areas can be accessed through the Understanding Bradford District web pages and the Office for National Statistics NOMIS website.

Centre for Cities supports the growth of economies in cities by producing rigorous, evidence-based research within five main drivers of economic growth. Compare the economic performance of 64 of the UK's largest cities and towns (including York).

The Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) collects and publishes official statistics on employment programmes, household income, benefits, pensions and other areas the department is responsible for.

NOMIS is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics to provide free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics.

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