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UK Business: Activity, Size and Location

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UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2022
Including CD-ROM of data

UK businesses broken down by legal status, industry, region, employment and turnover size bands.

Main points
  • The number of Value Added Tax (VAT) and/or Pay As You Earn (PAYE) businesses in the UK as of March 2022 was 2.768 million, a small increase of 0.1% from 2.765 million in March 2021.
  • The number of companies and public corporations has continued to rise and represents 74.4% of total UK businesses, while the proportion of sole proprietors and partnerships has fallen to 22.0%.
  • The largest industry group is still professional, scientific, and technical, making up 15.6% of all registered businesses in the UK; this is down 0.8 percentage points from March last year.
  • This is the first year since 2011 that the number of sites (local units) has decreased (small fall of 0.1%).
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
14 October 2022
28 pages plus CD-ROM
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.15 kg
HS Code

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