Business Statistics Division
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456902
Categories: Business and Energy, Businesses, Structure of Businesses, Locations of Businesses, Legal Status of Businesses, Businesses by Employment Size, Businesses by Turnover, Enterprises by Size and Number, Local Units by Size and Number, Small and Medium Enterprises, Businesses by Industry Sector, Businesses by Region, Businesses by Size
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County
Survey name(s): Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES)
Number of UK businesses fell by nearly 20,000 (0.9 per cent) to 2.08 million in the year to March 2011.
There was a reduction in both sole proprietors and partnerships, while corporate businesses increased by 0.6 per cent.