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9.2.2 Manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment (CSV 39.058 kB)

Manufacturing employment as a percentage of total employment

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available

Manufacturing employment as a percentage of total employment

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions

Data on persons employed in the manufacturing sector has been sourced from the EMP13 - Employment by industry dataset. These estimates are sourced from the Labour Force Survey. The manufacturing sector has been defined in accordance with UK standard industrial classification of economic activities. For the nationality and country of birth figures, the European Economic Area (EEA) is defined as the 28 countries of the EU, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Swiss nationals are treated as EEA nationals for immigration purposes; however, for statistical purposes Switzerland is not included in EEA estimates by ONS unless otherwise specified. Other countries are defined in this publication as all countries other than the UK and those in the EEA.

Available disaggregations
Calculations

(Number of people employed in the manufacturing sector / Number of people in employment) * 100

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

9.2.2 Manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment

Target name

9.2 Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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Source 1

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Quarterly

Earliest available data

1995

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

19/03/2019

Next release

14/05/2019

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

labour.market@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Other information

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

NA

Earliest available data

2009

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

22/03/2019

Next release

NA

Statistical classification

Official

Contact details

SustainableDevelopment@ons.gov.uk

Other information

The analysis uses the population weights for 2017 (PWT17). As weightings are adjusted over time, this publication may not match other publications which have used different weightings.