Recently rated as one of the top places to visit in the UK, and third best city for retail, Leeds has a diverse economy.
The largest employment sectors in the city are healthcare, manufacturing, education and retail. In 2013 Leeds’ GVA was £20.4bn, putting the city in the top five UK city economies for wealth creation.
The Leeds City Region generates economic output of £55 billion. With particular sector strengths in financial services, manufacturing, publishing and digital services, the city region economy is forecast to continue to grow strongly over the next ten years.