Showing Dorset West data
Total Percentage
Total businesses 2,375 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 415 17.47%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 335 14.11%
Construction 270 11.37%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 250 10.53%
Accommodation and food services 240 10.11%
Manufacturing 160 6.74%
Administrative and support service activities 155 6.53%
Information and communications 115 4.84%
Human heath and social work activites 90 3.79%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 70 2.95%
Real estate activities 65 2.74%
Transportation and storage 40 1.68%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 30 1.26%
Education 30 1.26%
Financial and insurance activities 25 1.05%
Water, sewerage and waste management 10 0.42%
Mining and quarrying 0 0.00%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 0 0.00%

Source: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location (2020), ONS


Business size bands

Showing Dorset West data
Total businesses 2,375 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 2,015 84.8%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 310 13.1%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 45 1.9%
Large (250+ employees) 5 0.2%

Source: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location (2020), ONS