Top 3 business activities
by region

  • London
      Companies
    Science 380,652
    Wholesale, retail 361,826
    Administrative 309,614
  • South East
      Companies
    Science 199,910
    ICT 131,367
    Wholesale, retail 127,591
  • North West
      Companies
    Science 127,988
    Wholesale, retail 122,203
    Administrative 105,059
  • East of England
      Companies
    Science 118,429
    Wholesale, retail 93,071
    Construction 92,988
  • West Midlands
      Companies
    Wholesale, retail 97,269
    Administrative 88,694
    Science 84,654
  • South West
      Companies
    Science 85,747
    Wholesale, retail 64,641
    Construction 60,459
  • Yorkshire and the Humber
      Companies
    Wholesale, retail 73,219
    Science 69,184
    Construction 56,752
  • East Midlands
      Companies
    Wholesale, retail 72,240
    Science 69,809
    Construction 55,448
  • Scotland
      Companies
    Science 71,975
    Wholesale, retail 50,651
    Construction 47,490
  • Wales
      Companies
    Wholesale, retail 36,689
    Science 36,526
    Construction 31,392
  • North East
      Companies
    Science 22,096
    Construction 19,164
    Wholesale, retail 18,991
  • Northern Ireland
      Companies
    Wholesale, retail 17,021
    Construction 14,001
    Science 11,613

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