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Regional Statistics & Market Opportunities

 The Facts… The Opportunity

 Financial & Professional Services:

  • Outside of London, Manchester is the nation’s main centre for financial & professional services, employing 224,000 people and generating £9.0 billion of GVA annually. Key companies include Deloitte, KPMG and PwC. ~

Health & Life Sciences:

  • Employs 163,000 people in Greater Manchester, generating annual GVA of £4.7 billion. Assets include Manchester Science Park, The Christie and the UK Biobank. ~

Creative & Digital:

  • Manchester is the largest creative & digital cluster outside London, employing 63,000 people and generating GVA of £2.7 billion each year. Key assets include MediaCityUK, home of the BBC and ITV.~

 Advanced Manufacturing:

  • The whole manufacturing sector still employs nearly one in ten residents in Greater Manchester. Around 38,000 people are working in advanced manufacturing, which generates £1.9 billion of GVA every year. Key companies include NXP, Siemens and Holroyd.~

Source: Greater Manchester Forecasting Model, Visit Manchester, New Economy