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Release: Annual Business Survey, 2009 Provisional Results

Released: 16 November 2010

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Contact

Annual Business Survey

abs@ons.gov.uk

Telephone: 01633 456592

Categories: Business and Energy, Production Industries, Primary Production, Manufacturing, Water and Sewage, Building and Construction, Services, Business Services, Retail and Distribution, Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

Survey name(s): Annual Business Survey (ABS), Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES)

In this release

The Annual Business Survey (ABS) collects financial information for about two thirds of the UK economy, covering agriculture (part), hunting, forestry and fishing; production; construction; motor trades; wholesale; retail; catering and allied trades; property; service trades. The financial variables covered include turnover, purchases, employment costs, capital expenditure and stocks. Approximate Gross Value Added (GVA) is calculated as an input into the measurement of Gross Domestic product (GDP). Employment information is covered by the Business Register Employment Survey (BRES). These web pages are mainly devoted to the financial information but include some employment data.

Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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