The impact of high-growth, digital high tech industry should not be underestimated in their importance to enabling the COUNTERPLAN of your local economy.


Here we look at the impact of High-Tech Industry, by examining the number and proportion of jobs that are within industries classified as High-Tech for each local authority in the UK. The Tech Nation report states that 'The impact of high-growth, digital tech companies is hugely positive. They create employment, generate new opportunities for investors and grow the economy in all corners of the UK. In fact, the tech sector is an important part of a much wider range of local economies than we previously realised'. Geographical performance can be compared and contrasted between local authority areas, COUNTERPLAN can further explore data down to small areas within each Local Authority.

Data is sourced from ONS and NOMIS and is set at the most recent 2017 data sets.