Results of the Derwent Valley Jobs Survey

The first results are in!

Of the 128 surveys completed by interested community members in the Derwent Valley area, the following details were captured:

Work Status

Looking for work: 40

Not looking for work: 75 – of those 3 are studying to improve their qualifications; 5 are retired; 5 are business owners and 1 is a carer.

Didn’t answer: 13

Stand out theme

A common theme that arose was the need to support the next generation to succeed and prosper in the Derwent Valley.

Barriers

Travel and transport was identified as a barrier across the whole region, of particular significance for communities outside of New Norfolk.

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