A brief survey of employment within Bisley with Lypiatt Parish shows at least 400 people have employment based within the parish, plus many self employed – 353 according to BwL OCSi, this out of a total population of 1260 working age people. The total population is 2350 people.
Many people out commute to the surrounding towns and a few further to major cities. The land, agricultural, horticultural and arboricultural employment is not insignificant, and includes many of the self employed. The largest employment groups are Education, Arts and services, both 16.8% followed by Manufacturing at 11%.
Local business largest area of employment is Professional, scientific and technical services at 21.4%, agriculture at 15.4% and construction 12.1%, mostly employing 10 or less people. The parish has a lower unemployment than the average.