LABOUR POOL

An economically active population of 142,900 within 30 minutes drive time.

QUALITY

Above average proportion of workers in Low and Mid-skilled occupations.

WAGE COST

Lower labour earnings for all employee levels compared with the South East region and the UK as a whole.

LABOUR MARKET GROWTH

Population within a 30-minute drive of G.Park Sittingbourne is projected to increase by 10.1% between 2011-2021.

LABOUR MARKET EARNINGS,
WEEKLY PAY, GROSS (£), 2010


Previous case history:

ALL EMPLOYEE JOBS MEDIAN EARNINGS
UK 404.30
South East Region 418.60
Swale (Sittingbourne) 388.00

WEEKLY PAY GROSS (£). MALE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE JOBS MEDIAN EARNINGS
UK 538.20
South East Region 574.90
Swale (Sittingbourne) 525.20

 

“We worked closely with the local job centres and colleges and 15,000 people applied to work at Sittingbourne. So far we have recruited about 8oo people.”

Esther Crew - Head of HR for Logistics


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