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Somerset Facts and Figures

Somerset 3D will provide potential investors in Somerset with local information to assist relocation to the county. For the most up-to-date and specific advice for your relocation, please call us.

Below are some links to interesting resources providing facts and figures about Somerset.

Somerset - State of the Economy

Somerset has a relatively stable economy, with many economic indicators performing better than the regional and national averages.

High business start-up rates, low unemployment and continuous job growth are all evidence of Somerset’s vitality and entrepreneurial spirit.

Firms report being able to run their business up to 30% more cost effectively than in London and the South East, due to lower commercial property and staffing costs.

Read the latest State of the Somerset Economy - July 2013

Somerset 3D Research Project

Somerset 3D undertook a research project into the external and internal markets of potential business investors. The findings will help investors understand what Somerset has to offer and why it is such a strong place to do business. The full report is available for Download, as is the more concise Powerpoint Presentation for Businesses and the Executive Summary.

A vast range of industries are represented in Somerset and there are a number of particularly strong sectors including:

The fastest growing sectors over the next 10 years are considered to be financial and business services as well as distribution/hotels (Oxford Economics 2010)

Where to find the latest statistical information on Somerset

Somerset County Council provides useful statistical information on Somerset's profile for a range of themes, through its INFORM Somerset database.

The South West Observatory provides regional statistics and signposts recent data, analysis, research and reports.

Visit the Somerset Chamber of Commerce Business Library for links to national and government sites for further statistical and research material, and for the web pages of our other business connections and partners.

All five District Councils support businesses in their area through knowledgeable, proactive and skilled Economic Development teams.

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"We have exploited our geographical location at a point where the main routes diverge - from our base in Somerset we can service the South West peninsula, the South Coast and we are within easy reach of most of the UK."

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Langdon Industries Ltd, Bridgwater

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