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This note presents data on the contribution of industries to the UK economy.
Employment by industry is broadly in-line with output. In 2014:
The Excel document attached along with this Briefing Paper contains an interactive spreadsheet which alows you to see employment by industry in each of the regions and countries of the UK.
Over the past few decades, the industrial make-up of the UK has changed markedly.
After outlining the sources used and some of the methodology, this note analyses output from the major industries and notes some significant changes over the past three decades. It them examines employment by industry. Finally data tables are presented which show output and employment by industry since 1990.
This note also contains an appendix showing economic output of the major industries between 1970 and 2010. These data use slightly different definitions of industries to those used in the earlier parts of the paper.
Commons Briefing papers SN06623
Author: Chris Rhodes