Analysis Papers

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Employment forecasting

Sectoral growth forecasting

Universal Credit analysis

Disposable income (GDHI) and productivity (GVA) analysis

LEP monthly job postings analysis

The latest iteration of the EMSI Job Postings data includes data for March and April 2022. The dashboards (sheets in blue) and the summaries (orange) provide a regional overview, with the subsequent sheets (green) containing industry breakdowns for each area/district in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Below is a summary of the main takeaway points:

  • Total vacancies across Norfolk & Suffolk remain high at 33,000, with the volumes across the first four months of the year all exceeding the historical monthly averages (2017-2021).
  • Information & Communication remains the sector which has struggled the most post-COVID, with February volumes currently 26% below the 2017-19 average. Other sectors which appear to have been more negatively impacted are Financial & Insurance and Public Administration & Defence.
  • In terms of the Norfolk & Suffolk’s strategic opportunities, Agri-Food & Drink vacancies have experienced strong growth, with current volumes 112% above Jan-20 values. Growth has been more stagnant for Clean Growth and ICT & Digital Creative, with job postings currently only 61% and 71% above Jan-20 values, respectively.

Levelling up white paper

This report sets out the Government’s levelling up objectives along with the twelve national missions, and the headline metrics selected through which Government will monitor progress. Norfolk’s position against each headline metric is included, with comparator data where it is available.

Projected household destitution in Norfolk

This report uses the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) model to estimate projected household destitution numbers for Norfolk for 2022/23.