Workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2018, by industry

Number of workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) from March 2016 to March 2018, by industry (in 1,000s)

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 19, 2018
Workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2018, by industry This statistic shows the number of workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) in the month of March during 2016, 2017 and 2018. Wholesale and retail trade consistently has the highest number of jobs during this period, followed by human health and social work activities.
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Number of workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) from March 2016 to March 2018, by industry (in 1,000s)

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March 2016March 2017March 2018*
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 5,0224,9984,968
Human health & social work activities 4,2944,3594,432
Professional scientific & technical activities 3,0063,0513,050
Administrative & support service activities 2,9443,0003,019
Education 2,9562,9342,932
Manufacturing 2,6442,6482,694
Accommodation & food service activities2,2882,3972,418
Construction 2,2302,3072,290
Transport & storage 1,6901,7851,786
Public admin & defence; compulsory social security* 1,4861,4681,498
Information & communication 1,3981,4571,482
Financial & insurance activities 1,1211,1241,136
Arts, entertainment & recreation 9661,0081,012
Other service activities 927942976
Real estate activities 555580569
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 411450436
Water supply, sewerage, waste & remediation activities 201211215
Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply 145141140
Mining & quarrying 656168
Private households 716761
March 2016March 2017March 2018*
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 5,0224,9984,968
Human health & social work activities 4,2944,3594,432
Professional scientific & technical activities 3,0063,0513,050
Administrative & support service activities 2,9443,0003,019
Education 2,9562,9342,932
Manufacturing 2,6442,6482,694
Accommodation & food service activities2,2882,3972,418
Construction 2,2302,3072,290
Transport & storage 1,6901,7851,786
Public admin & defence; compulsory social security* 1,4861,4681,498
Information & communication 1,3981,4571,482
Financial & insurance activities 1,1211,1241,136
Arts, entertainment & recreation 9661,0081,012
Other service activities 927942976
Real estate activities 555580569
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 411450436
Water supply, sewerage, waste & remediation activities 201211215
Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply 145141140
Mining & quarrying 656168
Private households 716761
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 19, 2018
This statistic shows the number of workforce jobs in the United Kingdom (UK) in the month of March during 2016, 2017 and 2018. Wholesale and retail trade consistently has the highest number of jobs during this period, followed by human health and social work activities.
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