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Categories: Businesses, Structure of Businesses, Locations of Businesses, Business and Energy, Businesses by Industry Sector, Businesses by Region, Businesses by Size, Businesses by Employment Size, Businesses by Turnover, Enterprises by Size and Number, Legal Status of Businesses, Local Units by Size and Number
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
The number of VAT and /or PAYE businesses is estimated to have risen by 18,000 (0.9%) between March 2012 and March 2013.
Companies and public corporations represent 64% of total businesses.
The largest industry group is professional, scientific and technical with 16.9% of all registered businesses.
London has the largest number of VAT and/or PAYE based enterprises with 17.2% of the UK total.
The number of businesses rose over the last couple of years, following a decline since 2008.
This publication is compiled from the Inter Departmental Business Register (IDBR) which contains information on VAT traders and PAYE employers in a statistical register. The publication contains tables on local units and enterprises by geography, industry, legal status and employment size band. Additional tables at enterprise level provide information by age of business and turnover size band.
UK Business: Activity, Size and Location is compiled from the Inter Departmental Business Register and metadata about the publication is available
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