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Job vacancies in Worsley and Boothstown

In 2009, Worsley and Boothstown had a total working age population of 12,122 people, the lowest figure within Salford. The gender breakdown was as follows 6,532 males between the age of 16-64 and 5,590 women aged 16-59.

In 2010, the average employment rate for Salford was 65.2% (69.4% male, 60.7% female). When taking into account all those who were unemployed and actively looking for work, the total number of economically active residents rises to 72.4% (77.9% male, 66.6% female). These rates are lower than both the regional and national averages, with the North West employment rate averaging 68.8% and the economically active rate averaging 74.4%. The Great Britain rates were 70.3% and 76.2% respectively.

In 2009, 114,066 people were employed within Salford 17,967 and 16% of these jobs were based within Worsley and Boothstown.

Worsley and Boothstown is a mainly residential area, however small pockets of commercial property exist, with Stansfield Shopping Centre providing a small retail centre.

The top five employment sectors are as follows - office or administration 28%; business or public services 24%; care 20%; skilled trades 6% and sales 6%.

In the year prior to June 2011 the total number of vacancies registered with Jobcentre Plus and based in Salford fell by 12% to 18,724. Just over 2% (432) of these vacancies were based in Worsley and Boothstown.

The median weekly pay for a fulltime worker in Salford in 2011 was £420.70. This compares with the Northwest median of £466.00 and the UK of £500.70 (Source: Nomis).

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This page was last updated on 1 June 2012

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