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Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES)

About This Report:

The annual Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) provides data on the total number of people in employment by full/part time and industry. The current data was released on 2nd October 2017 and includes provisional data for 2016 and revised estimates for 2015.

The data is available in an interactive dashboard at the link below:

Business Register and Employment Survey dashboard

BRES is survey-based and estimates are subject to sampling errors which increase as geographic areas become smaller and industry more detailed. For more information, please click here.

N.B. 'Employment' includes employees plus the number of working owners. Small counts and percentages have been removed and figures rounded to the nearest 100 as stipulated in BRES guidance. For more information on Standard Industrial Classification (SIC), please click here.