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Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council Mr Vinny Beggs Mr Vinny Beggs Enterprise, Investment & Grants Manager October 2009.

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1 Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council Mr Vinny Beggs Mr Vinny Beggs Enterprise, Investment & Grants Manager October 2009

2 Socio Economic Profile Strategy and Action Plan Strategy and Action Plan Labour Market Trends Labour Market Trends

3 Population Estimated figure ,400 (44,000 in 1981) Estimated figure ,400 (44,000 in 1981) Net Growth of 25% Net Growth of 25% Significant inward migration Significant inward migration Higher proportion of children Higher proportion of children Lower proportion of elderly Lower proportion of elderly Age Structure (2006) Source NISRA Children 0-15 Working Age m/59f Older People 65m/60f & over Dungannon23.4%61.9%14.7% NI21.8%61.9%16.3%

4 Economic Activity Unemployment Unemployment  2007 – 449 (1.8% - ‘Full Employment’)  2009 – 1,670 (7.7% of work age population) *Highly significant Global Economy Collapse Local Businesses closing or contracting

5 Employment Manufacturing 6,45030% Manufacturing 6,45030% Construction 1,347 6% Construction 1,347 6% Services13,63563% Services13,63563% Other 255 1% Other 255 1% Total 21,687 Total 21,687 Given unemployment now 1,000 + Assume 20,000 employed

6 Industry Sectors Industry by Sectors – September 2007 Industry by Sectors – September 2007 Almost 21,687 employees (non agriculture) Almost 21,687 employees (non agriculture) Enterprise in 2008 = 3,200 VAT registered businesses Enterprise in 2008 = 3,200 VAT registered businesses

7 Occupational Structure Source NISRA

8 Earnings N.I. April 2006 Average weekly median £325 N.I. April 2006 Average weekly median £325 Average weekly mean £408 Average weekly mean £408 Dungannon 2006 Average weekly median £345 Dungannon 2006 Average weekly median £345 Average weekly mean £376 Average weekly mean £376

9 Agriculture Employment in 2000 = 3800 Employment in 2000 = = = 3500 Farm Businesses in 2000 = 2075 Farm Businesses in 2000 = = = 1975 Trend falling numbers in both Trend falling numbers in both

10 Enterprise Turnover Turnover  37% turnover of less than £50K  55 SMEs’ turnover of £5 million + Size Size  90% of Businesses employ less than 10  Will this change?  What impact will / does this have?

11 Skills & Education 2001 Census (Note) 2001 Census (Note) 41% of NI working age population had no qualifications 41% of NI working age population had no qualifications  16% level 1  17 % level 2 (5+GCSEs’)  8% level 3 (2+ A Levels)  14% level 4 / 5 (NVQ Level 4 HNC/HND/Degree)

12 Skills & Education School leavers 2004 – 2005 School leavers 2004 – 2005 (Very significant) 65% had 5+ GCSEs at C or above 65% had 5+ GCSEs at C or above Where did they go? Where did they go? 30% to Further Education 30% to Further Education 43% to Higher Education 43% to Higher Education The Issue How many of the 43% returned? Don’t know Brain Drain!!!!!!

13 Housing Number of households 18,000 – 20,000 Number of households 18,000 – 20,000 Owner 73% Owner 73% Rented 26% (one in four) Rented 26% (one in four) Prices your guess??? Prices your guess???

14 Deprivation 9 th most deprived region in N.I. 9 th most deprived region in N.I. 9% of population lives in most deprived locations 9% of population lives in most deprived locations Income scale; 12,000 approx. experience income deprivation Income scale; 12,000 approx. experience income deprivation Note: have to be analysed in the context of relevant reports Note: have to be analysed in the context of relevant reports

15 Local Intervention £20 million under Rural Development Programme – until 2013 (Dungannon, Cookstown, Magherafelt and Fermanagh) £20 million under Rural Development Programme – until 2013 (Dungannon, Cookstown, Magherafelt and Fermanagh) Council / DSD - £2.3 million Council / DSD - £2.3 million Council – Economic Development Actions (2009 – 2010) Council – Economic Development Actions (2009 – 2010) Business Growth Programme (10 x SMEs) Business Growth Programme (10 x SMEs) Business Development Programme (10 x SMEs) University Business Development Programme (10 x SMEs) University Business Innovation Programme Business Innovation Programme Product Design Product Design Young Entrepreneur Young Entrepreneur Young Inventor - Product/Process Young Inventor - Product/Process Tourism / Flavour of Tyrone Tourism / Flavour of Tyrone


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