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Isle of Wight Economic Data

Output GVA (Gross Value Added):
GVA growth at a faster rate (4.5%) than SE (2.95)and the UK ((2.5%)

The Island Population has experienced:
Faster growth rate p.a. (1.2%) than SE (0.5%) over last 5 years
Fastest growth in the working age population (1.4% p.a)

Employment:
15,400 net new jobs since 1995; now over 60,000 in Full Time Employment

Population
138,000 (2007)

If you have any specific enquiries about the economy of the Isle of Wight please call 01983 821000 and ask to speak to the Economic Development Team.