Self-employment occupation groups in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018/19

This statistic shows a distribution of all self-employed workers in the United Kingdom (UK) from July 2018 to June 2019, by major occupational group. The number of the total self-employed workforce that are working in skilled trade occupations exceeds 1.2 million workers, making skilled trade occupations the main occupational group of the self-employed workforce in the United Kingdom in 2018/19.

Number of self-employed in the United Kingdom (UK) from July 2018 to June 2019, by major occupational group

Number of all self-employed in thousands
Skilled trades1,209.3
Managers, directors & senior officials830.8
Professional occupations795.5
Associate professional & technical775.2
Process, plant & machine operatives417.9
Caring, leisure & other services347.2
Elementary occupations294.1
Administrative & secretarial 140.3
Sales & customer services69
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January to September 2018

Age group

16 years and older

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