Created 10 years ago, updated 3 years ago

Table showing numbers of people who work in an area by public/private sector and whether full-time or part-time. Data from Business Register Employment Survey (BRES, ONS)

Employment is defined as employees plus working proprietors

Figures may not add up due to rounding. Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand and to one decimal place. For example 2.4 is equal to 2,400 employment, and represents a figure in the range 2,350 - 2,449.

Employees - An employee is anyone aged 16 years or over that an organisation directly pays from its payroll(s), in return for carrying out a full-time or part-time job or being on a training scheme. It excludes voluntary workers, self-employed and working owners who are not paid via PAYE

Working Proprietors are sole traders, sole proprietors, partners and directors. This does not apply to registered charities

Employment = employees + working proprietors

Part time - those working 30 hours or less per week

Full time - those working more than 30 hours per week

The private sector is defined as: Company, Sole Proprietor, Partnership and Non Profit Body or Mutual Association. Public sector employees are those in: Public corporations/ Nationalised Bodies, Central Government and Local Authority.

See BRES pages on ONS Website, or download from NOMIS

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