The Largest city region economy outside London and the South East - £69.6 billion

The largest workforce in Northern England, with a working age population of 1.9 million.

The largest concentration of Higher Education Institutions outside of London.

4.6 million people of working age within one hour's drive of Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone.

A population of 3.1 million with over 7 million people within one hour's drive

The largest business base of any UK core city LEP with over 126,000 businesses

Nine universities producing almost 39,000 graduates each year

There are 67,000 logistics and distribution jobs in Leeds City Region and 5,360 logistics and distribution firms