The town of Hatfield is located in Hertfordshire, in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield, around five miles outside of the M25, and beside the A1(M). With a 2011 population of 39,202, Hatfield is a sought-after commuter town, and has housing and recruiting markets to match.
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In 2014, residents of Hertfordshire had an average after-tax disposable income of £19,441. This was considerably higher than the UK-average for that year of £15,709. Welwyn Hatfield itself had a benefit claimant rate of 2.3% in April 2013 - lower than the 3% average for the east of England at that time, and well below the 3.8% average for the UK in general.
Welwyn Hatfield residents were also more likely than other citizens to possess at least one degree as of 2011 - with 20.1% (18,204) of residents falling into this category. This was 2.9% higher than the average for residents of England and Wales in general. A degree can help a person's employment and job prospects - furthering their economic potential. This statistic is therefore indicative of a thriving economy.
Within the borough of Welwyn Hatfield, a number of industries become salient in employment terms when viewed in terms of the national average. The most important industry in this regard in 2011 was the Retail sector - which accounted for 20.6% (10,935) of employment in Welwyn Hatfield. This was 4.7% higher than the average for England and Wales that year, and is likely to be bolstered by the presence of the Galleria indoor shopping centre, which is located close to the University of Hertfordshire.
Other key industries in the area in 2011 included the Information and Communication Sector, and the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Sector - which were 1.4% and 1% larger than the averages for England and Wales that year respectively. Major employers in the Hatfield area include Computacenter, Ocado, T-Mobile, Denso, and Mitsubishi Electric.