Other resources - Economy

Links to other resources related to the economy.


Gloucestershire Growth Statement
The GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership Draft 2025 Growth Statement: The purpose of this statement is to introduce the background thinking and basis for the development of a Growth Plan for Gloucestershire in line with the Government’s National Growth Strategy.


Strategic Economic Plan for Gloucestershire
The GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership Strategic Economic Plan for Gloucestershire, published March 2014.


Gloucestershire LEP Skills Statement
Produced by the Marchmont Observatory at the University of Exeter, March 2014. The Gloucestershire LEP Skills Statement:

  • sets out the skills needs of the Gloucestershire area and how partners believe that these should be met;
  • allows national and European funding to be effectively targeted on local priorities; and
  • can be used as a basis for ensuring that publicly-funded provision and private investment in skills reflect local labour market requirements.


Department for Work and Pensions - Churchill Discover
The Churchill tool allows users to explore and visualize data by geography, time and characteristics.

International Monetary Fund -World Economic Outlook Reports
IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term.

Office for National Statistics - Economic Review Articles
Economic commentary on the latest GDP estimate and other ONS economic releases.

NOMIS - Labour Market Profile 
A labour market profile for Gloucestershire, bringing together data from several sources.


DEFRA - Regional agricultural profiles

An overview of agricultural activity in the South West.


ROBUST (Rural-Urban Outlooks – Unlocking Synergies)

A Europe-wide research project being delivered by a consortium of 24 partners including research institutes, local and regional authorities


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