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Regional/National Dimension

The regions with high levels of employment in the active leisure, learning and well-being sector include:

  • South East
  • North West
  • London

The regional distribution of establishments reporting vacancies shows that the North West (30%), North East (24%), East of England (23%) and South West (23%) have the highest proportion of establishments reporting each of the vacancies. London has the lowest rate of vacancies (11%).

Skill gaps are most likely to reported by establishments in the North East (32% of establishments) and Yorkshire and Humberside (29%). Establishments in London were least likely to report skills gaps (18% of establishments).

Source: Skills Assessment – Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being: UK 2010 and Skills Needs Assessment – England 2005