The Co-op Economy is the nation’s only comprehensive report on the UK’s co‑operative sector. It reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
The 2020 report reveals:
- 76% of co-op start-ups are still flourishing after the difficult first five years. Just 42% of new companies make it through to the end of year five
- Annual turnover of the UK’s co-operative sector is up to £38.2 billion - an increase of £340m on the previous year
- The UK’s 7,063 independent co-ops employ 241,714 people and have over 14 million members who own and have a say in how the nation's co-ops operate
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The Co-op Economy is the nation’s only comprehensive report on the UK’s co‑operative sector.
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
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