Machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles, clothing, and other consumer goods.
|29.7 million (2001)
|5.1% (2003 est.)
Products (0.5 % of GDP):
cereals, oilseed, potatoes, vegetables, cattle, sheep, poultry, fish.
Agriculture is intensive, highly mechanized, and efficient by European standards, producing about 60% of food needs with only 1.4 % of the labour force.
It contributes around 0.5% of GDP. Around two thirds of production is devoted to livestock, one third to arable crops.
The lowlands support some farming such as wheat, potatoes and vegetables.
Dairy and sheep farming are common in the hilly pastures.
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The UK has large coal, natural gas, and oil reserves; primary energy production accounts for 10% of GDP, one of the highest shares of any industrial nation.
Services, particularly banking, insurance, and business services, account by far for the largest proportion of GDP
Industries in each area of England