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A range of data relating to business activity have been published on the Neighbourhood Statistics website. The Business Demography dataset shows the number of enterprise ‘births’ and ‘deaths’ for England and Wales. Births are the number of new enterprises created in the reference year; deaths are enterprises that have ceased trading in the reference year. In both cases, enterprises that are removed or added to the population as a result of mergers, break-ups, split-ups or other restructuring are not included. The data are available to local authority level.
The second dataset provides a count of local business units also contains counts of whether these businesses are categorised as being located in either an urban or rural location as defined by the Urban Rural Classification, and are available to Middle Layer SOA level.
The third dataset measures the age of local enterprises.
The final two datasets provide a count of local business units by Broad Industry group, and by Employment Size band. The data are presented as counts of whether these businesses are categorised as being located in either an urban or rural location as defined by the Urban Rural Classification, and are available to local authority level.
DWP Benefit quarterly updates
Data for a range of key DWP benefit datasets has been updated for August 2011. These updates are due to be published on Nomis and DWP on the 14th of March. These indicators can be used to compare levels of worklessness, disability and low income across neighbourhoods in Britain. The following indicators are included
- Income Support
- Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance
- Jobseekers Allowance
- Attendance Allowance
- Disability Living Allowance
- Pension Credit
- State Pension
- Carers Allowance.