For illustrative purposes this is calculated for Torbay parliamentary constituency. Between the start of 2001 and 2006 the number of VAT registered businesses in Torbay constituency increased by 135, or 6 per cent.
Data on employment and turnover growth in existing businesses are not available at constituency level. They are published by DTI at the regional level and are available at:
Calculated by dividing the change in stock between 2001and 2006 by the 2001 start of year stock.