Leeds City Region Overview

Leeds City Region is at the heart of the United Kingdom and boasts the fastest growing private sector in the UK, with over 6% annual jobs growth in 2016. Fuelling this expansion is the largest concentration of Higher Education Institutions outside of London, with nine universities and over 39,000 graduates per year. It is the strength of this supply of talent, combined with a booming commercial property market, that is driving exceptional growth and opportunity in our region. 

Read more about the economic strengths and unique character of each of our 10 districts below.