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 enterprises across the UK.
- There are 7,063 independent co-ops operating across the UK. They operate across all industries, from farming to finance and from energy to education
- The equivalent to more than a fifth of the UK population – over 14 million – own and control the UK’s co-operatives
- Co-ops are resilient. They are almost twice as likely to survive the early years of existence when compared to other start-up businesses.