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FACTORIES 2012 A SNAPSHOT OF BRITISH INDUSTRY

UK manufacturing breakdown
KEY

People employed in manufacturing

UK’s top ten export markets
£BN

%

of UK total manufacturing number employed 000’s

172
SCOTLAND

6.3m
1980

2.3m
2011

US 21.9 Germany 20.6 France 16.4 Netherlands 13 3 2 1

US 39.8 Germany 32.5 Netherlands 23.5 France 4 22.2 Ireland 5 17.8 Belgium/Lux 6 10 9.7 9.3 China has a huge appetite for Rolls-Royce 16.3

172

9.2

N EAST

4.3

123
YORKSHIRE & HUMBER

Ireland 9.6

N IRE

3.1

315
N WEST

279

Italy 8.6

Belgium/Lux Italy 8.4 7 Spain 7.2 8 Spain

12.7

10.1

142
WALES

Sweden China 4.3 9
E MIDS

5.3

W MIDS

9.3

9.7

E ENGLAND

203

1998
% SHARE, 1980 TO 2011

Japan Sweden 3.2 6.3 10

2011

112
LONDON

9.3

The decline of UK manufacturing
25

290 112

6.1

20

Economy 10.2%
15
S EAST

S WEST

206

8.5

12.4

10

Workforce 7.5%
5

285
SOURCE: NATIONAL STATISTICS

0 1990 2000 2010

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