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UK Physical Sciences and Engineering Industry

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What is Physical Sciences and Engineering?

Physical Sciences and Engineering brings together a number of disciplines and fields, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, engineering, the environment and architecture.

Our Real-time Industrial Classification (RTIC) of this sector is focused on companies providing complementary research and consulting services within the Physical Sciences and Engineering sector. This includes those working across physical sciences, engineering and architecture.

Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector summary

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Here are the key facts about the Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering sector. The sector has a turnover of £218.2bn currently, has received £9.7bn of investment and the sector is growing at 3.1% per year.

11,776
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£218.2bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
583,487
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£9.7bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£2.2bn
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
3.1%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering verticals

Our industry data goes deep. See the top verticals and specialisms making waves in the UK Physical Sciences and Engineering industry today.

Our Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering RTIC is made up of 6 individual verticals. The top verticals in this sector include Physical Sciences Research, and Achitectural Consulting. You can find out more about the verticals by downloading our RTIC report, or by signing up for a free trial of The Data City platform.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0070 Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering 11557 companies

    Companies providing complementary research and consulting services in the fields of environmental, life, physical sciences, and engineering.

    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Achitectural Consulting

      Companies offering in consulting and advisory services for the architectural/construction sectors

      2732 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Architectural Research

      Companies involved in research for the architectural/construction sectors

      1712 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Engineering Consulting

      Companies providing consulting and advisory services for engineering and/or related processes

      2047 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Engineering Research

      Companies engaging in research for engineering and/or related processes

      1654 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Physical Sciences Consulting

      Companies providing consulting services for companies in the field of physical sciences

      1817 companies
    • Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering: Physical Sciences Research

      Companies focused in research activity within the field of physical sciences

      2752 companies

Research and Consulting – Physical Sciences and Engineering industry growth

Based on a growth rate of 3.1%, we expect that this sector could be worth £232.9bn by 2024. Below you can see our forecast of the growth of the sector.

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