About the data
In 2021 there were 0.82 jobs per person in Somerset, slightly lower job density than the Heart of the South West (0.87), and the UK (0.85). However, Somerset is slightly lower than the South West region (0.87).
Job density in Somerset increased steadily in the four years prior to 2019 from a low point of 0.83 in 2014. .
The highest job density estimate in Somerset was the area of Somerset West & Taunton (0.86) and lowest was Sedgemoor (0.72).
Source: ONS, NOMIS, Job Density, April 2023