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Business Register Employment Survey indexed to Business Index

Annual employee and employment estimates split by broad industry group, Standard Industrial Classification, full-time and part-time, and public and private, for Great Britain.

The Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) publishes employee and employment estimates at detailed geographical and industrial levels. It is regarded as the definitive source of official government employee statistics by industry.

Employment is calculated by adding the number of working owners to the number of employees employed by a business. Where working owners include sole traders, sole proprietors and partners who receive drawings and/or a share of the profits, but are not paid through Pay As You Earn (PAYE). This data is indexed to the Business Index Legal Unit from the Reference Data Management Framework (RDMF).

All data hosted on the Integrated Data Service (IDS) are de-identified.


Business, Employment, Industry