East Cambridgeshire
District Figures

East Cambridgeshire is a largely rural district where agriculture accounts for higher proportions of employment compared to the area overall and nationally. Manufacturing and Business administration are the two largest employment sectors in the area, accounting for over 20% of employment. A quarter of the workforce are employed in professional occupations. East Cambridgeshire is home to the cathedral city of Ely, and the market towns of Littleport and Soham. East Cambridgeshire borders South Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and Fenland.

The population of East Cambridgeshire

Population

Number of people of working age

Source: ONS 2020 Mid year population estimates

Number of people who are economically active

Males

Females

In Total

Source: Annual population survey : Apr 2020-March 2021

Number of people in employment

People in employment

Percentage in employment

Total number of people

Source: Annual population survey : Apr 2020-March 2021

Annual Gross Pay averages

2009

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2010

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2011

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2013

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2016

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2017

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2018

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2019

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2020

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Source: Annual survey of hours and earnings - resident analysis 2020

Number of people employed by occupation

Managers, Directors and Senior Officials

Professional Occupations

Associate Prof & Tech Occupations

Administrative and Secretarial Occupations

Skilled Trades Occupations

Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations

Sales and Customer Service Occupations

Process, Plant and Machine Operatives

Elementary occupations

Source: Annual population survey : Apr 2020-March 2021

Employment by enterprise size

Micro (0 to 9)

Small (10 to 49)

Medium-sized (50 to 249)

Large (250+)

In Total

Source: UK Business Counts 2020