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Economic overview of Sheffield

Sheffield's economy has significantly transformed over the last 20 years with substantial improvements made across a range of economic indicators.

Gross Value Added (GVA) has increased, employment and skill levels have improved and key sector strengths are yielding economic benefits.

Facing a legacy of declining heavy industry, the city has successfully altered its economic trajectory. 

New employment opportunities and businesses have been created, the 2 universities have significantly increased both their student numbers, and capital investment and the city's image has been radically reshaped with a series of high profile improvements to the built environment.

About Sheffield.

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