Area Profile - Mid Devon

Mid Devon is an inland district located in the north east of Devon (and bordering Somerset).
The district is close to two National Parks (Dartmoor and Exmoor) and the urban economies
of Exeter and Taunton are nearby. The district has a resident population of around 76,000
people, of whom 46,000 are of working age and 29,000 are employed. Within Mid Devon
there are around 3,400 businesses which generate, in aggregate, about 23,000 employee jobs.
When considering a range of metrics, Mid Devon accounts for roughly 10% of Devon’s
economy.