This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
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The value added by each industrial breakdown is expressed as a percentage of the total value added by manufacturing.
Medium and high tech industries are defined for this indicator as those covered by the following ISIC revision 4 codes;
*20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
*21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical reparations
*254 - Manufacture of weapons and ammunition
*26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
*27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
*28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
*29 - Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi- trailers
*30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment, but excluding 351 (Building of ships and boats)
*325 - Manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies, not included in these figures
The manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies (ISIC4 325) have been excluded from the figures due to the small size of 325 meaning that it is not available as a specific breakdown.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||23 July 2021|
|Metadata last updated||23 July 2021|