The UK Wholesale of other foods sub-sector includes the wholesale of fish, crustaceans and molluscs, potato products and feed for pet animals.
The sub-sector employs over 18,100 workers across almost 2,100 workplaces. 82% of staff work in organisations with between 1 and 10 staff.
The workforce is 70% male.
Sector employees are predominantly full-time (87%).
Between 2000 and 2007, employment levels in the sub-sector increased from 16,900 to 18,100 workers.
Source: Wholesale of other foods Labour Market information profile 2009/10
Workforce of wholesale of other foods by region, 2000 ad 2007
Source: Wholesale of other foods Labour Market information profile 2009/10, page 2. Data derived from the Annual Business Inquiry 2000 and 2007.