UK: SMEs employee numbers change previous 6 months 2016-2018

This statistic shows the change trends in the number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) employees in the United Kingdom (UK) in the previous six months from February 2016 to January 2018. From the responding SMEs, in January 2018, 12 percent had increased their employee numbers while seven percent had decreased them.

Monthly change trends in the number of SMEs employees in the previous six months in the United Kingdom (UK) from February 2016 to January 2018*

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Sources

Release date

March 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2016 to January 2018

Number of respondents

Various**

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Source question: How did the number of employees in your business change in the last 6 months?
** Survey sample group size varies:
Feb '16 = 1,413
Mar '16 = 1,095
Apr '16 = 440
May '16 = 439
Jun '16 = 376
Jul '16 = 453
Aug '16 = 448
Sep '16 = 624
Oct '16 = 440
Nov '16 = 547
Dec '16 = 429
Jan '17 = 549
Feb '17 = 467
Mar '17 = 381
Apr '17 = 508
May '17 = 433
Jun '17 = 430
Jul '17 = 445
Aug '17 = 490
Sep '17 = 442
Oct '17 = 432
Nov '17 = 792
Dec '17 = 379
Jan '18 = 537.

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