The latest research on Buckinghamshire's economy is in, giving us a greater understanding of how business, social and economic landscapes are changing over time.
Educational attainment in Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire’s residents have the highest educational attainment in the country, ranking first among both the 27 county council areas and the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), with 96.9 per cent of residents holding qualifications at NVQ level 1 or above.
House building in Buckinghamshire
There were 1,960 new dwellings completed in Buckinghamshire in the year to the end of December 2017, representing 0.9 per cent of existing stock, the 8th highest house building rate of the 27 county councils, ranking 6th among the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).
Buckinghamshire’s claimant count
Buckinghamshire’s claimant count rose for a third successive month in March to stand at 3,115, the highest level since September 2014. Despite this rise the claimant count remained unchanged at 0.9 per cent of working age residents, the 4th lowest rate among the 27 county council areas, ranking 3rd among the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).