United Kingdom: water supply & waste management sector employment figures 2008-2017

This statistic shows the total number of employees in the water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities industry in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2017. In 2017, the industry employed a total number of 177,702 people.

Total number of employees in the water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities industry in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2017

Number of employees
2017177,702
2016*169,519
2015166,129
2014162,145
2013163,617
2012159,688
2011156,082
2010149,599
2009133,223
2008138,379
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* Break in time series.
The source adds the following information: "Number of employees is defined as those persons who work for an employer and who have a contract of employment and receive compensation in the form of wages, salaries, fees, gratuities, piecework pay or remuneration in kind. A worker from an employment agency is considered to be an employee of that temporary employment agency and not of the unit (customer) in which they work"
Data coverage corresponds to code E of NACE Rev 2.

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