- The number of residents employed full-time has decreased slightly since before the pandemic, while the number of those employed part-time has risen
- The largest proportion of respondents are still currently employed full time (43%), or are retired (20%)
Employment status chart – This chart shows that in terms of employment status
47% of respondents were employed full time before covid-19 and 43% of respondents are employed full time currently
12% of respondents were employed part time before covid-19 and 17% of respondents are employed part time currently
5% of respondents were self employed before covid-19 and 4% of respondents are self employed currently
1% of respondents were looking after home / family and or dependents before covid-19 and 2% of respondents are looking after home / family and or dependents currently
7% of respondents were in education before covid-19 and 7% of respondents are in education currently
2% of respondents were unable to work before covid19 and 3% of respondents are unable to work currently
5% of respondents were unemployed before covid-19 and 2% of respondents are unemployed currently
20% of respondents were retired before covid-19 and 21% of respondents are retired currently
1% of respondents were none of these before covid-19 and the same percentage are none of these currently
Employment status – total sample
Base: Prior to COVID-19: 775 | Current: 775
Key differences by demographic
Females are more likely to be employed part-time. A higher proportion of males are in education, unemployed, or retired.
The highest proportion of those working full-time are from the 25-34 age bracket. Residents aged over 64 are most likely to be retired (88%).
A higher proportion of residents from ethnic minorities are in education (30%), compared to residents from other groups (5%).