About the data
In 2018 there were 0.89 jobs per person in Somerset, mirrored the job density for the South West (0.89), but marginally higher than that for the UK (0.86).
Job density in Somerset increased steadily in the four years prior to 2018 from a low point of 0.83 in 2014, all the time tracking lower than the job density for the South West but higher than for the UK.
Within Somerset, job density is highest in Somerset West & Taunton (0.93) and lowest in Sedgemoor (0.83).
Source: ONS, NOMIS, Job Density, March 2020