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  • There are 3742 people in Barnsley that work in the food and beverage industries in Barnsley. 2360 of these are female and 1382 are male. 2594 of these work part time and 1149 work full time.

  • There are 476 food and beverage industries in Barnsley. 403 of these employ between 1 -10 people.


Yorkshire and Humberside...

  • Within the region there are 1200 businesses involved in food service management, 1000 in gambling, 300 in holiday centres and self catering accommodation, 5700 pubs, bars and nightclubs, and 5200 restaurants.
  • Total employment in the hospitality industry in the region is 150,700.
  • 53% of the workforce in the region work part-time and 64% are female.
  • The region's industry has a largely young workforce - 52% are aged between 16-29.
  • Almost half the regional workforce are in semi-skilled jobs such as kitchen assistants, waiting staff, and bar staff. 19% are in management jobs and 12% are in skilled trades, such as chef.
  • Total employment in the region, including travel & tourism establishments, is expected to increase from 167,700 in 2007 to 180,300 in 2017.
  • When taking into account replacement demand (replacing those who leave the industry) it is predicted that 78,200 extra people will be required to work in the sector regionally between 2007-2017.

People1st: The Hospitality, Leisure, Travel & Tourism Sector in Yorkshire & Humberside, 2009.

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Job Sector Factsheet, updated December 2011