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Cross sector

66,157

average workforce

What is the cross sector workforce?

The Cross sector workforce covers people employed by businesses working across more than one of the food and fibre sectors. Many tasks outsourced to contracting firms fall into this category, especially for horticulture.

This information expands on and interprets our data visualisation for all sectors, which can be filtered by sector and parts of it, like processing or production.

How many work in cross sector?

Data for year ending 31 March 2021.
Data for year ending 31 March 2021.
Designation Count
Core production 27,675
Strongly connected 11,283
Relevant 21,460
Other 5,805
Total 66,157

Designation workforce counts won't necessarily sum to the total - some people may work in more than one designation. The total indicates the overall unique average number of people who work in the sector. 

Seasonal change: Workforce over a year

Our data visualisations show average workforce counts across a year for the cross sector workforce.

Businesses included in cross sector category

Core production

A052900
Other agriculture and fishing support services

Strongly connected

C183100
Fertiliser manufacturing
C183200
Pesticide manufacturing
C184200
Veterinary pharmaceutical and medicinal product manufacturing
C246100
Agricultural machinery and equipment manufacturing
M697000
Veterinary services

Relevant

C115000
Oil and fat manufacturing
C203100
Cement and lime manufacturing
C133200
Rope, cordage and twine manufacturing
F332300
Industrial and agricultural chemical product wholesaling
F341100
Agricultural and construction machinery wholesaling
I461000
Road freight transport
I471000
Rail freight transport
I521100
Stevedoring services
I521200
Port and water transport terminal operations
M691000
Scientific research services
M692300
Engineering design and engineering consulting services
M692500
Scientific testing and analysis services
M700000
Computer system design and related services

Other

N721200
Labour supply services