A level playing field

Regional communities across the UK have been affected by social and economic inequalities for many generations, what part do UK ports play in the Government’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda?


As one of the UK’s largest Port operators, Peel Ports Group examines its own impact, and that of the wider Maritime industry, on regional economies and how it supports a sustainable and fair growth agenda for the future.

'Levelling-up' Whitepaper

The role of ports in the UK economy

A new economic impact study published by Maritime UK* in May 2022 highlights:

 

  • Over 125,000 jobs are directly attributed to Ports, an increase of 9% v 2017
  • Port contribute £10.8bn in GVA to the UK economy, an increase of 11% v 2017
  • £87k of ‘value added’ to the UK economy per Port employee, 51% more productive than the UK average
  • Average compensation of Port workers is 40% higher than the UK economy wide average
  • Ports are forecasted to grow by 8.6% between 2021-2025, in cumulative nominal growth

*Source: ‘The economic contribution of the UK ports industry’ CEBR report for Maritime UK, published May 2022. Based on available 2019 pre-pandemic base data.

Maritime role

Maritime role

Maritime role

'Levelling-up' Whitepaper

Read our report to explore how Ports have a critical role to play in levelling up the UK’s economy, supporting much-needed jobs and driving regeneration through investment across our coastal communities.

A Level Playing Field

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We would love to talk about how we could work together.

Keep up-to-date with our latest case studies, and the results we have achieved for our clients.

Contact Sales.

We would love to talk about how we could work together.