Suffolk's Economic Context & Annual Business Survey

Understanding the local, national and international economic environment in which our industries operate is critical if we are to ensure public sector programmes of support and investment best target business needs and deliver value for money.

Suffolk Growth collates data and information from a range of sources setting out the context, opportunities and challenges for our economy – Examples of this are included below, along with the results of our annual survey of businesses from 2021 and 2022.


Business Survey Analysis- July 2023

View the Summary of the Suffolk Growth 3rd annual business survey

Infrastructure Planning - March 2023

View the Summary of Infrastructure Planning for Suffolk March 23

Economic Inactivity - February 2023

View the Summary of Economic Inactivity Analysis for Suffolk Feb 23

Suffolk Annual Business Survey 2021

Download a PDF of the key findings

Suffolk Annual Business Survey 2022

Download a PDF of the key findings

Covid support measures for Suffolk businesses

Summary analysis of Covid support measures

Draft Economic Infrastructure overview for Suffolk
(July 2023)

This map presents an overview of some of the major economic infrastructure investments/proposals for Suffolk.

It does not include off-shore renewables or grid connections for these developments, however further details on these proposals are available by clicking on the Suffolk County Council NSIP box within the map or by following this link.

Significantly more detailed evidence is available through the listed partner websites – please click on logos within the map to visit these sites. Suffolk Growth, working with its partners, is undertaking work to ensure our regional workforce and business base are aware of and can prepare for these investments, for example through the Suffolk £ work and Technical Skills Legacy research. 

Picture of the Draft Economic Infrastructure in Suffolk map

Download and/or view the map

The links are available once you download or open the map

Our Partners

from across Suffolk and the wider East of England region:


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