After 170 years of labour market change, now only 1% of workers are in agriculture
05-Jun-2013How the proportions of people employed in different industries has changed since 1841
Video Summary: 170 years of industrial change in England and Wales
05-Jun-2013170 years of industrial change in England and Wales. This short video from ONS first looks at which industries people worked in in 1841 and compared it to 2011, as well as, looking at the patterns of change across the whole period. Next it covers the key developments that have had an impact on the main industries in England and Wales, including the steam locamotive, electric telegraph, nuclear power and the world wide web. Lastly it focuses on 2011 and looks at the gender breakdown across the main industries in England and Wales.
Key Statistics and Quick Statistics for Local Authorites in the United Kingdom - Part 2
04-Dec-2013This statistical bulletin presents further key results for the UK population from the individual censuses of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The bulletin focuses on the topics of qualifications and labour market.
Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) (Pdf 55Kb)
15-Mar-2012BRES is the definitive source of official employee statistics and can be used to derive employment estimates at varying industrial and geographical levels.
2011 Census: Local Characteristics on Labour Market for Output Areas in England and Wales - links to tables on Nomi (Excel sheet 39Kb)
26-Feb-2014The Local Characteristics tables included in this release are available to download from the Nomis website. This link file contains direct links to a page on the Nomis website for each table. Additional information is included that describes the geography level provided in each table.
2011 Census: Detailed Characteristics on Labour Market for 2011 Census Merged Wards and Middle Layer Super Output Areas in England and Wales - links to tables on Nomis (Excel sheet 50Kb)
29-Nov-2013The Detailed Characteristics tables included in this release are available to download from the Nomis website. This link file contains direct links to a page on the Nomis website for each table. Additional information is included that describes the geography level provided in each table.
170 Years of Industrial Change, 1841-2011, Data Tables (Excel sheet 71Kb)
05-Jun-2013Data tables for 170 years of Industrial Change using 1841 to 2011 census data
EMP13: Employment by industry (last updated February 2012) (Excel sheet 151Kb)
18-Apr-2012Employment by industry (Labour Force Survey). This table is updated four times a year in February, May, August and November. This spreadsheet has been set up in printer-friendly format showing data for the last two years, with historic data appearing in hidden rows. The spreadsheet has macro buttons to unhide the rows to enable users to view the entire time series. If the macros do not work this is probably due to the security settings on your computer