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Graphs of manufacturing industry

Issue No. 2151

UK manufacturing employment

UK manufacturing employment


The percentage of workers in manufacturing has been in long term decline (1). There has however been a huge increase in productivity – the amount of wealth produced per worker (2). While the share of manufacturing goods exported has declined their actual value has gone up (3 & 4)

Manufacturing and Services productivity

Manufacturing and Services productivity


Export of manufactured exports

Export of manufactured exports



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Tue 12 May 2009, 17:19 BST
Issue No. 2151
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