Data on investment levels are not available at constituency level. Data are produced at regional level by the Office for National Statistics and can be found at:
Data on the growth in the number of VAT registered businesses in each of the 640 parliamentary constituencies, can be calculated from data published by the DTI at:
For illustrative purposes this is calculated for Torbay parliamentary constituency. Between the start of 2001 and 2006 the number of VAT registered businesses in Torbay constituency increased by 135, or 6 per cent.
Data on employment and turnover growth in existing businesses are not available at constituency level. They are published by DTI at the regional level and are available at:
Calculated by dividing the change in stock between 2001and 2006 by the 2001 start of year stock.