Local Facts & Figures

Newark is vibrant business centre and a great place to do business with excellent connectivity, with rail, road and superfast broadband. Newark-on-Trent has an urban population of just over 37,457 residents. Invest Newark & Sherwood have produced some useful business metrics which are included below. They also produce a raft of business support services.

New business survival over 5 years

  • Newark & Sherwood42%
  • UK National Average41%

Tourism related employment

  • Newark & Sherwood14%
  • UK National Average8%

Pupils gaining GCSE A*-C

  • Newark & Sherwood68%
  • UK National Average68%

Residents in senior positions

  • Newark & Sherwood18%
  • UK National Average14%
52900

of people currently in employment, which is 70.9%

4.0%

Unemployment compared to the national average of 4.8%

12%

of employment is through manufacturing

£469.60

Average wages compared to national average of £541.00

Population Metrics

The district has a population of 115,761, of which:

19456

Under 15 years

40894

15-44 years

32682

45-64 years

21785

65 and above

Commercial Property

There are a wide range of commercial property available in Newark including space for business start-ups, workshops, offices and business centres.

37%

Increased commercial and industrial floorspace between 1999 and 2008. Well above national average of 9.5%

Please note Facts and Figures provided by NSDC are as a guide only. Economic figures accurate as of 02/2016.