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Gateshead's key sectors

Gateshead is home to some fantastic, innovative and creative businesses. From pioneering digital technology companies to industry leaders in advanced manufacturing and precision engineering. It's easy to see why we're one of the fastest growing economy across North East England. We continue to grow and build for the future, making Gateshead a real hub for innovation.

Fastest ICT sector output across the North East
50,000 students specialising in STEM subjects
More than £2 billion of import and export value
Fastest growth of business services, outside London