GLA's population and employment projections to 2050 (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4317
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In your recent projections, you have predicted employment in manufacturing to drop a further 88%, from 129k in 2011 to just 15.5k in 2050; Transportation and Storage is projected to drop 38% over the same period from 265k to 164k; and Primary and Utilities is projected to drop 73%, from 32k to 8.5k. Please can you explain exactly how you came to these figures?

Answer

Answer for GLA's population and employment projections to 2050 (1)

Answer for GLA's population and employment projections to 2050 (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The methodology used to produce the employment projections referred to, together with the associated considerations when interpreting such projections, are set out in, "Population and Employment projections to support the London Infrastructure Plan 2050" which can be found at:

https://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Population%20and%20employment%20projections%20to%20support%20the%20London%20Infrastructure%20Plan%202050.pdf