Facts & Figures

From our monthly commercial aircraft data to our annual outlook reports, our regular facts and figures publications illustrate the size and strength of the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors and sets out their contribution to the UK’s productivity, growth and prosperity. We produce three categories of facts and figures publications.

UK Defence Outlook Report 2016

Following another prosperous year for the UK’s Defence sector, the figures in this ADS Outlook Report underline the importance of the defence industry and the invaluable…

UK Aerospace Outlook Report 2016

The UK’s Aerospace industry has delivered another year of growth. It remains a global success story, with increasing numbers of high skill, high value jobs and rising…

Facts & Figures 2016

The UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries make a significant and valuable contribution to economic prosperity and national security. The ADS 2016 Industry Facts…

UK Security Outlook 2015

The UK’s security sector is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing, with figures in this report showing that it generated £8.5bn last year, £3.4bn…

UK Defence Outlook 2015

The UK Defence Sector has an annual turnover of £22bn, 40% of which is comes from exports and employs over 124,000 people directly. Download Defence…

UK Aerospace Outlook 2015

The UK’s Aerospace sector remains an economic cornerstone, with 5% annual growth delivering £29bn in turnover and £26bn in exports. Employing over 110,000 people directly,…

2015 Industry Facts & Figures

Our annual industry fact and figures publication sets out the strength of our sectors, their contribution to the UK’s growth and how industry and government…