These data were obtained from the 2001 Census, Key Statistics. The table provides information in numbers and percentages on population by industry of employment.
A Person who carried out paid work in the week before the Census, whether self-employed or an employee, is described as employed or in employment. ‘Paid work’ includes casual or temporary work, even if only for one hour; being on a government-sponsored training scheme; being away from a job/business ill, on maternity leave, on holiday or temporarily laid off; or doing paid or unpaid work for their own or family business.
The industry in which a person works is determined by the response to the question asking for a description of the business of the person’s employer (or own business if self-employed).
List of Industries: 1 – Agriculture, Hunting & Forestry 2 – Fishing 3 – Minging & Quarrying 4 – Manufacturing 5 – Electricity, Gas & Water Supply 6 – Construction 7 – Wholesale & Retail trade, Repair of motor vehicles 8 – Hotels & Catering 9 – Transport, Storage and Communication 10 – Financial Intermediation 11 – Real Estate, Renting & Business Activities 12 – Public Administration & Defence 13 – Education 14 – Health & Social Work 15 Other
Identification Number: JD112C
Authoring Entity: Office of National Statistics (ONS)
Producer: Milton Keynes Council
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Date of Production: 2004-08-09