Percentage of employees in London employed by Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), by industry sector and borough, 2001-2012

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  • Catalog: Yearly from 2001 to 2012
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  • Description:

    These data are on administrative geographic boundaries in place $F$rom 1 April 2009.
    Enterprise size is based on the number o$F$ employees working $F$or the business (or public sector or not-$F$or-pro$F$it organisation)
    in the UK as a whole. More in$F$ormation on the de$F$inition o$F$ enterprise size bands can be $F$ound in the article
    'Size o$F$ $F$irms in London, 2001 to 2012'
    The industrial sectors presented are based upon the UK Standard Industrial Classi$F$ication (SIC) 2007, with two changes:
    - sectors A, B, D and E have been combined to create new classi$F$ication "Primary and utilities"
    - sector G has been split, where divisions 45 and 46 combine to $F$orm "Wholesale and motor trades" while division 47 $F$orms "Retail"
    $F$urther in$F$ormation on SIC 2007 can be $F$ound at:$F$ications/current-standard-classi$F$ications/standard-industrial-classi$F$ication/index.html
    Data prior to 2009 has been converted $F$rom SIC 1992 and SIC 2003 onto SIC 2007 to provide a consistent time series. Caution should
    be exercised in interpreting the pre-2009 industry sector breakdowns as the conversion process relies on modelling, which is based
    on assumptions, and may not $F$ully account $F$or changes in the treatment o$F$ head o$F$$F$ice activities be$F$ore the introduction o$F$ SIC07.
    More in$F$ormation can be $F$ound in Appendix 1 o$F$ the article 'Size o$F$ $F$irms in London, 2001 to 2012' (see link in the 'In$F$ormation' sheet).
    Local units with zero employment and enterprises with zero employment have been excluded $F$rom this analysis.
    The large increase in numbers o$F$ workplaces between 2011 and 2012 should be treated with caution. At UK level, nearly hal$F$
    o$F$ the increase (31,000 o$F$ 68,000 enterprises) was attributable to improvements to HM Revenue & Customs computer systems
    leading to previously excluded businesses being added to the IDBR.

  • Dimensions

    • Industrial sector
      • Accommodation and food service activities
      • Activities of extraterratorial organisations
      • Activities of households as employers
      • Administrative and support service activities
      • Arts, entertainment and recreation
      • Construction
      • Education
      • Financial and insurance activities
      • Human health and social work activities
      • Information and communication
      • Manufacturing
      • Other service activities
      • Overall across all sectors
      • Primary and utilities
      • Professional, Scientific and Technical
      • Public administration and defence
      • Real Estate
      • Retail
      • Transportation and storage
      • Wholesale and motor trades
    • Borough
      • Barking and Dagenham
      • Barnet
      • Bexley
      • Brent
      • Bromley
      • Camden
      • City of London
      • Croydon
      • Ealing
      • Enfield
      • Greenwich
      • Hackney
      • Hammersmith and Fulham
      • Haringey
      • Harrow
      • Havering
      • Hillingdon
      • Hounslow
      • Islington
      • Kensington and Chelsea
      • Kingston upon Thames
      • Lambeth
      • Lewisham
      • Merton
      • Newham
      • Redbridge
      • Richmond upon Thames
      • Southwark
      • Sutton
      • Tower Hamlets
      • Waltham Forest
      • Wandsworth
      • Westminster