Gross value added (GVA) of the UK 2016, by sector

This statistic shows the gross value added (GVA) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by sector. The sector with the highest level of GVA was wholesale and retail trade at 200 billion British pounds, followed by manufacturing at 166 billion pounds.

Gross value added (GVA) of the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by sector*

GVA in billion GBP
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles200.84
Professional, scientific and technical activities160.84
Information and communication120.96
Administrative and support service activities120.69
Transport and Storage80.18
Accommodation and food service activities47.69
Real estate activities42.69
Human health and social work activities33.47
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply26.02
Arts, entertainment and recreation22.07
Water supply, sewerage, waste management, and remediation activities19.9
Other service activities18.33
Mining and quarrying11.68
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2.12
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Release date

May 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* Figures have been rounded and are expressed in current prices

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