The UK aerospace sector spans 2,920 employers and 91,781 employees, making the UK an operations hub to many of the world's largest aerospace manufacturers, such as Airbus, Boeing, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce.
Legacy brand manufacturers, such as Opel (Vauxhall), Nissan, Jaguar, Land Rover and Bentley; specialist manufacturers, such as Morgan and Caterham; and the thousands of smaller engineering enterprises supplying them with components; employ 123,596 people in the UK.
3,055 enterprises are currently engaged in the manufacturing of electrical equipment in the UK. 26% of the current workforce is female, making the sector one of the most gender diverse.
Fabricated Metal Products
A sector that spans over 27,000 enterprises in the UK, from the transformation of metal into product components, to the conversion of metal into actual finished products.
The marine sector has a strong heritage in the UK. To this day many major global companies such as BAE Systems and Babcock utilise the UK to build ships.
The mechanical equipment sector is responsible for making machines for domestic, commercial or industrial use that fit these purposes. The sector is made up of 7,690 UK establishments, predominantly of micro sized employers and small and medium enterprises.