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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 15th January 2014.

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Photo of Iain Wright Iain Wright Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the share of (a) manufacturing, (b) financial and (c) non-financial services as a proportion of the total UK economy was in each year since 2009.

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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Peter Fullerton, dated January 2014

On behalf of the Director General for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question to ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the share of (a) manufacturing, (b) financial and (c) non-financial services as a proportion of the total UK economy was in each year since 2009. (182925)

The office for National Statistics publishes breakdowns of UK gross value added in the annual Blue Book publication. The data can be found in the Blue Book time series dataset published on the National Statistics website:

Percentage
  Agriculture Production Manufacturing Construction Services Financial and Insurance Acts Non Financial Services
2009 0.6 14.8 10.3 6.4 78.2 10.7 67.5
2010 0.7 15.2 10.4 6.3 77.8 9.5 68.3
2011 0.7 15.1 10.3 6.4 77.8 8.5 69.3
2012 0.7 14.6 10.1 6.0 78.7 7.9 70.8

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/datasets-and-tables/data-selector.html?table-id=2.3&dataset=bb

Data has been sourced from the Blue Book 2013 publication.

Shares have been calculated as the percentage of gross value added an industry group contributes to total UK gross value added.

Financial sector has been defined as section K (Financial and Insurance Activities) of the UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007.

Non Financial Services has been defined as all Services minus section K.

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