Our economy

Within this section, you will find a collection of the latest data concerning the economy of Yorkshire & Humber. This is provided to you by Yorkshire Forward's Chief Economist Unit. Our role is: 

  • Working with both private and public partners to understand the economic challenges and opportunities facing the region
  • Advising the Yorkshire Forward Board on these issues, and on how well the economy is performing
  • Helping to assess how well we're achieving the Regional Economic Strategy (RES)
  • Developing the evidence base and Monitoring Framework for the new Integrated Regional Strategy (IRS)
  • Ensuring that programmes funded by Yorkshire Forward are underpinned by timely economic intelligence
  • Helping to ensure we're able to collect the economic evidence Yorkshire Forward needs

 

The Changing Economy

The Changing Economy

Page containing information about the changing economy such as presentations and briefings More

Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics

Page summarising ONS and containing links to useful ONS resources More

Integrated Forecasting Framework

Integrated Forecasting Framework

Our Regional Economic Model measures key economic indicators across the region, and offers forecasts for economic performance through to 2015. It informs our strategy, and is also available by subscription to public sector bodies in Yorkshire & Humber. More

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

We collect or commission a great deal of information about the region’s economy, and we provide regular briefings. This page is your gateway to a series of data, reports, briefings and tables. More

The regional labour market & skills

The regional labour market & skills

Find out what’s going on with the labour market in Yorkshire & Humber. We work with leading research groups and policy institutes to track job losses and gains, how skills are developing across the region, and more. More

In your area

In your area

This page contains a series of regional and local-authority level reports on socio-economic indicators, such as demographic overviews and deprivation levels. Comparisons to national averages help to position the region’s economic performance. More

Regional data sharing days

Regional data sharing days

On 20th and 21st January 2009, Yorkshire Forward ran some data sharing workshops, which were attended by around 80 partners across the region. More