The beauty, well-being and spa industries continue to flourish in the UK. Check out the key stats to discover why targeting this sector could be good for your business

88% of people working in hairdressing and barbering, and 92% of those in beauty, are female. [Source: NHF]

The hairdressing, barbering and beauty industry generates almost £7bn in turnover each year. [Source: NHF]

According to the Royal Mail’s Address Management Unit (AMU), 12 independent beauty and grooming salons open each week in the UK.

There are just over 40,000 hairdressing, barbering and beauty businesses in the UK. Source: National Hairdressing Federation. [Source: NHF]

There were 7,674 GP practices in England in 2016. [NHS Confederation]