This series was discontinued in 2007.

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vat registrations/deregistrations by industry

VAT registrations and de-registrations are the best official guide to the pattern of business start-ups and closures. They are an indicator of the level of entrepreneurship and of the health of the business population.

vat registrations/deregistrations by industry - 1968 SIC

This data set is produced by the department of trade and industry based on vat information help by the office for national statistics, which in turn receives it from HM customs and excise