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Subtopic: Businesses by Industry Sector

Latest Summaries

  • Outward Foreign AffiliaTes Statistics, 2010-2012 04-Nov-2014
    Measures the employment and turnover of UK controlled companies based abroad. This information is becoming increasingly useful because of globalisation and the importance of overseas investment to the UK economy, and complements the data published as part of the Balance of Payments and foreign ownership statistics.
  • Big developments provide work for London 08-Aug-2013
    In recent years some of London’s big developments have created work for employees in both large enterprises and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to analysis of Inter-Departmental Business Register. The total number of employees in the Canary Wharf area almost quadrupled between 2001 and 2012, from 27,400 to 100,500 while the number of employees in the area of the Westfield centre in West London rose from 8,000 to 15,100 between 2008 and 2012. Both developments boosted employment in SMEs as well as large enterprises.
  • The distribution of employee jobs by industry across Great Britain 22-Jul-2013
    Comparing the manufacturing sector with the professional, scientific and technical activities sector
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2011 05-Oct-2011
    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.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2010 - Summary 27-Sep-2010
    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.

Latest Publications

  • Business Demography, 2014 24-Nov-2015
    Births, deaths and survivals of UK enterprises. The active stock of businesses is also shown, so that birth and death rates can be calculated.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location, 2015 06-Oct-2015
    Local units and enterprises by geography, industry, legal status and employment size band, and enterprise level by turnover size band.
  • Identifying Science and Technology Businesses in Official Statistics 13-Feb-2015
    A proposed classification for Science and Technology (S&T) businesses in official data sources to better understand the contribution that they make to the economy.
  • Business Demography, 2013 27-Nov-2014
    This statistical bulletin contains headline figures and commentary from the Business Demography 2013 publication. This product includes births, deaths and survivals of UK enterprises. The active stock of businesses is also shown, so that birth and death rates can be calculated.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location, 2014 29-Oct-2014
    A count of UK business enterprises and local units from an Inter Departmental Business Register (IDBR) snapshot taken on 14 March 2014, headline figures and commentary.
  • 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.

Latest Data

  • Business Demography, 2014 (Excel sheet 1352Kb) 24-Nov-2015
    Births, deaths and survivals of businesses in the UK, 2014 by geographical areas and standard industrial classification groups.
  • Science and Technology Classification (Excel sheet 328Kb) 13-Feb-2015
    The full list of UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities 2007 (SIC07) codes and comparison between different classifications, with identifiers to categorise all 5-digit SIC07 codes according to the Science and Technology classification.
  • Business Demography 2013 (Excel sheet 1723Kb) 27-Nov-2014
    Births, deaths and survivals of businesses in the UK in 2013, by geographical areas and standard industrial classification groups, from the Business Demography publication
  • Business Demography, 2012 (Excel sheet 1881Kb) 27-Nov-2013
    These tables are associated with the Business Demography 2012 publication. They contain information on births,deaths and survivals of UK companies.
  • 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.
  • Size of firms in London MSOAs by enterprise size 2001-12 (Excel sheet 856Kb) 08-Aug-2013
    Table containing numbers of workplaces and employees in each Middle-layer Super Output Area (MSOA) within London, broken down by size of enterprise (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and large enterprises), each year 2001 to 2012
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