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Theme: Business and Energy

Key Publications

Statistical bulletin: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location - 2013 03-Oct-2013
Tables on local units and enterprises by geography, industry, legal status and employment size band. Additional tables at enterprise level by age of business and turnover size band.
Statistical bulletin: UK Non-Financial Business Economy, 2012 Regional Results (Annual Business Survey) 23-Jul-2014
Size and growth of the UK Non-Financial Business Economy in 2012, based on local activity of businesses. A key resource for regional business structure and performance.
Statistical bulletin: Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2012 22-Nov-2013
This release provides estimates of businesses' expenditure and employment relating to R&D performed in the UK in 2012, irrespective of the residence of the ultimate owner or user of the R&D produced.
Statistical bulletin: Output in the Construction Industry, July 2014 and New Orders Q2 2014 12-Sep-2014
Construction output at current price and chained volume measures seasonally adjusted by public and private sector.

Latest Summaries

  • 5 facts about foreign-owned businesses in the UK 11-Sep-2014
    This analysis looks at 2012 data on foreign-owned registered businesses in the UK Non-Financial Business Economy from the Annual Business Survey (ABS).
  • Defence-related activities in the UK 08-Sep-2014
    Defence-related spending, employment, manufacturing and R&D spending in the UK or Investigates why the share of functional public spending on defence has been in decline over the past decade.
  • Digital Day, 2014 07-Aug-2014
    ONS are publishing three releases on internet access and e-commerce as part of ‘Digital Day’. Together, these releases paint a detailed picture of the changing use of digital technology.
  • Summary: UK Non-Financial Business Economy, 2012 Regional Results 23-Jul-2014
    Size and growth of the UK Non-Financial Business Economy in 2012, based on the local activity of businesses. A key resource for regional business structure and performance.
  • Summary: UK Non-Financial Business Economy, 2012 Revised Results 12-Jun-2014
    Estimate of the size and growth of the UK Non-Financial Business Economy for 2012 as measured by the Annual Business Survey (ABS). It is the key resource for understanding the detailed structure, conduct and performance of businesses across the UK.
  • What is approximate gross value added (aGVA)? 12-Jun-2014
    Latest ONS infographic looks at the components of aGVA and how it is calculated

Latest Publications

  • Output in the Construction Industry, July 2014 and New Orders Q2 2014 12-Sep-2014
    Construction output at current price and chained volume measures seasonally adjusted by public and private sector.
  • Construction Statistics - No. 15, 2014 Edition 02-Sep-2014
    This report brings together under a wide range of statistics that are currently available on the construction industry. It gives a broad perspective of statistical trends in the construction industry in Great Britain through the last decade together with some international comparisons and features on leading initiatives that may influence the future.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q2 2014 02-Sep-2014
    Estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more. The information provided reflects solely the change in majority ownership (ordinary shares) and therefore only transactions which result in a change of ultimate control of the target company are included.
  • Output in the Construction Industry, June and Q2 2014 08-Aug-2014
    Construction output at current price and chained volume measures seasonally adjusted by public and private sector.
  • Monitoring e-commerce, 2014 07-Aug-2014
    Monitoring of e-commerce nationally - a project begun in 2014 by the Office for National Statistics to consider how it could contribute, the consequence of a 2013 European Union e-commerce taskforce, chaired by Lord Young of Graffham.
  • UK Non-Financial Business Economy, 2012 Regional Results (Annual Business Survey) 23-Jul-2014
    Size and growth of the UK Non-Financial Business Economy in 2012, based on local activity of businesses. A key resource for regional business structure and performance.

Key Data

Reference table: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location, 2013 (Excel sheet 2802Kb) 03-Oct-2013
The data contained in these tables are numbers of enterprises and local units produced from a snapshot of the Inter Departmental Business Register (IDBR) taken on 12 March 2013. 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.
Reference table: UK Non-Financial Business Economy (Annual Business Survey), 2012 Regional Results (Sections A-S), 2008-2012 (Excel sheet 1494Kb) 23-Jul-2014
Business turnover, aGVA, purchases, employment costs broken down to SIC 2007 Division (2 digit) by region/country.
Reference table: UK Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2012, Datasets (Excel sheet 1133Kb) 22-Nov-2013
Reference tables for BERD 2012 giving details on expenditure on R&D performed in UK businesses and employment on R&D performed in UK businesses.
Reference table: A - Output in the Construction Industry, July 2014 (Excel sheet 787Kb) 12-Sep-2014
Monthly output at current price and chained volume measures seasonally adjusted by public and private sector. Quarterly non–seasonally adjusted type of work and regional data.

Latest Data

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