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London surging ahead in Britain's economic recovery

The UK's economic recovery is widening the gap between London and other cities, with almost 10 times more jobs being created in the capital than the next best area.

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How London's recovery compares to other big cities

  • The capital is creating 10 times more private sector jobs than the second fastest growing city, Edinburgh
  • For every one public sector job created in London, two have been lost in other cities across the country
  • After university, one in three 22 to 30 year olds who move city come to London
  • From their early thirties, people begin to move out again as their families start to grow, but 60% of people who move out choose to move to cities in the South East

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