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There are no published official statistics on the regional distribution of life science industry jobs. The table below includes an estimate of employment in 2013 in companies active in three “health life science” sectors: Medical Biotechnology, Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals, by region and by constituent part of the UK, obtained from the Bioscience and Health Technology company database used by the Office for Life Sciences. The figures are based on locations of active sites for which employment figures can be obtained. They do not include those employed by public or third sector organisations nor employment in companies whose main activity falls outside life sciences, including indirect suppliers to the sector.
Number of employees in health life science industry ‘000s 2013
Yorkshire and the Humber
Source: Bioscience and Health Technology database, an annual summary of the data was published as “Strength and Opportunity 2013, the landscape of the medical technology, medical biotechnology, industrial biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors in the UK”