Share of businesses in UK high streets 2019, by store type

Retail stores made up most of the shops to be found in high streets in the United Kingdom as of May 2019. According to the findings of a study on UK high streets, across 120 high streets from all 12 regions of the UK, 30 percent of high street shops were retail stores. This was followed by cafés, food and drink places at 9.27 and 8.24 percent respectively.

Leading businesses in high streets in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by store type

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Release date

August 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 2019

Number of respondents

6,682 respondents

Supplementary notes

Date of release is date of access.
The source adds the following information about data: "All high street data sourced from Google. Data collated May 2019, high street shops correct as of 2018."

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