United Kingdom: Share of manufacturing

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 United Kingdom

Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP

 Latest value 8.39
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 11.56
 Min - Max 8.39 - 16.49
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1990 to 2022. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 11.56 percent with a minimum of 8.39 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 16.49 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 8.39 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 150 countries is 12.87 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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United Kingdom - Share of manufacturing - Recent values chart

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United Kingdom - Share of manufacturing - historical chart - 1990-2022




The importance of manufacturing in the economy of the United Kingdom and other countries is measured as the value added of manufacturing as percent of GDP. Manufacturing is part of the industrial sector of the economy.
Definition: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Share of industry 16.68 2022 percent
 Share of manufacturing 8.39 2022 percent
 Share of services 72.17 2022 percent
 Industry value added 515.32 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Manufacturing value added 259.31 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Services value added 2,229.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Savings, percent of GDP 16.73 2022 percent
 Savings, in dollars 515.54 2022 billion U.S. dollars
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