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Hair Industry Statistics

Hair industry statistics

Habia and VTCT’s latest hair industry statistics:


Business Activity

Hairdressing 65%
Barbering 46.9%
Male Grooming 18.7%

Senior Hairdresser Qualification Level

No Qualification 1.6%
Level 1 0%
Level 2 8.0%
Level 3 76.8%
Level 4 13.6%

Hairdresser/Barber Qualification Level

No Qualification 1.7%
Level 1 0%
Level 2 43.7%
Level 3 46.2%
Level 4 8.4%

Junior/Graduate Hairdresser Qualification Level

No Qualification 6.3%
Level 1 22.1%
Level 2 63.1%
Level 3 7.4%
Level 4 1.1%

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For a broader, less specific picture of the Hair & Beauty industry and it’s impact on the UK economy and population, please see statistics below.
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Figures provided by VTCT and endorsed by Habia based on research conducted 2016-2017.
Figures are from Habia 2011-2012 research.
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