British Furniture Manufacturers

UK furniture makers’ turnover and orders at record level

12 November 2021

UK furniture makers’ turnover and orders at record level

In September, the total value of turnover and orders for UK furniture manufacturers reached £901.6 million, up 13.3% on August and 30.8% on September 2021. This is according to the Office of National Statistics. Over, the first three-quarters of this year, the value was recorded at £6.6 billion, up 27.8% on the same period last year. The September figure also represents a higher value than any other month since the series began in 1998.  

Note: these figures look at total turnover and orders in the furniture manufacturing industry. ‘Total’ is the important word as the turnover figure includes most items that contribute to a company’s turnover, including for example the sale of products manufactured by sub-contractors or invoiced services.

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