Analysis of shareholders

Analysis of shareholders as at 31 December 2008

Distribution of shares by the type of shareholder Holdings Shares
Nominees and institutional investors 11,601 4,741,759,374
Individuals 761,553 365,899,195
Total 773,154 5,107,658,569
Size of shareholding Number of holdings Shares
1500 574,405 132,242,943
5011,000 119,346 82,312,542
1,0015,000 71,842 126,845,459
5,00110,000 4,443 30,319,472
10,001 50,000 1,802 32,112,596
50,001100,000 225 16,378,546
100,001 1,000,000 639 245,110,873
1,000,001 and above 452 4,442,336,138
Total 773,154 5,107,658,569

As at 31 December 2008 there were 78,825 participants in the Centrica FlexiShare service, with an aggregate shareholding of 129,276,869 shares, registered in the name of Equiniti Corporate Nominees Limited.