Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Statistics

Business statistics for the UK; with archive files going back to 1994 up to the present year. Data is produced on the number of businesses, employment and turnover for the start of each calendar year. Within these statistics there are both size and industry breakdowns.

Spatial Coverage: 
United Kingdom
Time Period: 

Due to resource limitations the regional statistics used to be only produced every other year. They are now produced annually.


For further economic and statistical data produced by BIS including UK Competitiveness Indicators, Regional Economic Performance Indicators visit the Statistics at BIS website.


Files are available for download in both MS Excel, PDF and WinZip formats.

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.