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Notes to the Accounts

   
 

2a. Analysis of sales

  2000 1999



all figures in millions sales internet enterprises total sales sales internet enterprises total sales



Business sectors            
Pearson Education 2,087 3 2,090 1,725 1,725
FT Group 802 42 844 680 7 687
The Penguin Group 755 755 565 565
Television 185 185 355 355



Continuing operations 3,829 45 3,874 3,325 7 3,332



Geographical markets supplied            
United Kingdom 520 13 533 539 5 544
Continental Europe 459 7 466 516 2 518
North 2,504 24 2,528 1,990 1,990
Asia Pacific 229 1 230 200 200
Rest 117 117 80 80



Continuing operations 3,829 45 3,874 3,325 7 3,332



all figures in millions total by source inter-regional total sales total by source inter-regional total sales



Geographical source of sales            
United Kingdom 837 (29) 808 820 (52) 768
Continental Europe 352 (7) 345 394 (6) 388
North 2,453 (19) 2,434 1,991 (18) 1,973
Asia Pacific 204 (3) 201 159 (4) 155
Rest 88 (2) 86 50 (2) 48



Continuing operations 3,934 (60) 3,874 3,414 (82) 3,332



note The table above analyses sales by the geographical region from which the products and services originate. Inter-regional sales are those made between the Group companies in different regions. The Pearson Education business sector includes sales of 146m in respect of National Computer Systems and The Penguin Group business sector includes sales of 125m in respect of Dorling Kindersley, both of which were acquired during 2000.

2000 Annual Report
* Introduction
* Chairman's letter
* Chief executive's review
* The Pearson Goals
* Internet Enterprises
* The Results
* Pearson Education
* The Penguin Group
* The Financial Times Group
* Recoletos
* Financial Review
* The Board
* Directors' Report
* Personnel Committee Report
* Consolidated profit and loss account
* Consolidated balance sheet
* Consolidated statement of cash flows
* Statement of total recognised gains and losses
* Reconciliation of movements in equity shareholders' funds
* Report to the Auditors to the Members of Pearson plc
* Principal subsidiaries and associates
* Five year summary
* Corporate and Operating Measures
* Shareholder information
* Notes to the accounts
 

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