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  Pearson Annual Report 2001    

Notes to the Accounts

   
 

2a. Analysis of sales




  2001 2000
all figures in millions sales
before
internet
enterprises
internet
enterprises
sales sales
before
internet
enterprises
internet
enterprises
sales



Business sectors            
Pearson Education 2,596 8 2,604 2,087 3 2,090
FT Group 750 51 801 802 42 844
The Penguin Group 820 820 755 755



Continuing operations 4,166 59 4,225 3,644 45 3,689



Discontinued operations 185 185



  4,166 59 4,225 3,829 45 3,874



Geographical markets supplied            
United Kingdom 423 10 433 436 13 449
Continental Europe 438 8 446 449 7 456
North America 2,936 39 2,975 2,424 24 2,448
Asia Pacific 239 2 241 229 1 230
Rest of world 130 130 106 106



Continuing operations 4,166 59 4,225 3,644 45 3,689



Discontinued operations 185 185



  4,166 59 4,225 3,829 45 3,874








  2001 2000
all figures in millions total by
source
inter
regional
total
sales
total by
source
inter
regional
total
sales



Geographical source of sales            
United Kingdom 686 (20) 666 719 (29) 690
Continental Europe 315 (5) 310 343 (7) 336
North America 2,976 (35) 2,941 2,406 (19) 2,387
Asia Pacific 221 (6) 215 204 (3) 201
Rest of world 93 93 77 (2) 75



Continuing operations 4,291 (66) 4,225 3,749 (60) 3,689



Discontinued operations 185 185
  4,291 (66) 4,225 3,934 (60) 3,874



note The table above analyses sales by the geographical region from which the products and services originate. Inter-regional sales are those made between Group companies in different regions. Discontinued operations relate to the withdrawal of the Group from the television business following the disposal of its 22% interest in the RTL Group on 30 January 2002.

 
 

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