Business population estimates - data downloader

How to use:

  • Select required data by clicking the checkboxes that describe the attributes you want.
  • You will return more results by selecting more checkboxes within a category
  • Narrow your results by selecting across different categories
  • The combination of choices within/across categories will determine what data is returned
  • Note that some combinations of choices don't have any data to return (you'll get an alert when this happens)
  • When you have the required data, click on the "download" button

This data downloader allows users to download headline data in a quick and flexible manner.

It is based on data from tables 1-24 of the National Statistics output Business Population Estimates (BPE) 2019, which was published on 10 October 2019. Note that it only contains data about private sector companies.

This data downloader has been tested in Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox; however it may not necessarily work as well in other web browsers.

Please email business.statistics@beis.gov.uk should you have any feedback or comments on this BPE beta data downloader.

Select your data

Selection parameters

Use the following measures:

The characters in square brackets match those in the 'measure' column in the data.





Download data

File format


Data preview

API query URL

This URL can be used in your code to directly access this data through the API: