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23 Apr 2014 this page is updated on the day data are released.

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Unless otherwise indicated, data are not seasonally adjusted (NSA).
Figures may not sum due to rounding.

United Kingdom: Economic and financial data
REAL SECTOR
SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations Link to latest Press Release and additional information
Period of
latest data
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data
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National accounts           UK National Accounts
*  GDP at current market prices £ billion
SA
Q4/13 411.3 404.7 1.6 "
**  Households £ billion
SA
Q4/13 262.4 259.3 1.2 "
**  Non-profit institutions £ billion
SA
Q4/13 9.6 9.8 -2.0 "
**  General government £ billion
SA
Q4/13 87.0 86.4 0.7 "
**  Gross fixed capital formation £ billion
SA
Q4/13 58.6 57.6 1.7 "
**  Change in inventories £ billion
SA
Q4/13 1.7 4.0 N/A "
**  Acquisitions less disposals of valuables £ billion
SA
Q4/13 0.5 0.4 N/A "
**  Total exports £ billion
SA
Q4/13 126.1 125.5 0.5 "
**  Total imports £ billion
SA
Q4/13 131.7 135.5 -2.8 "
*  GDP at constant prices At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 387.1 384.5 0.7 "
*  Households At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 239.3 238.5 0.3 "
**  Non-profit institutions At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 9.8 9.9 -1.0 "
**  General government At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 86.7 86.6 0.1 "
**  Gross fixed capital formation At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 55.9 54.8 2.0 "
**  Change in inventories At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 1.9 5.0 N/A "
**  Acquisitions less disposals of valuables At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 0.4 0.3 N/A "
**  Total exports At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 122.1 118.8 2.8 "
**  Total imports At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q4/13 126.3

126.8

-0.4 "
Production index Index of Production
SA
2010=100
Feb/14 98.1 97.2 0.9 Index of Production
Employment Public sector employment
'000
SA
Q4/13 5,507 5,666 -2.8 Public Sector employment
Employment Labour Force Survey
'000
SA
Dec-Feb/13 30,389 30,150 0.8 Labour Market Statistics
Unemployment Claimant Count
'000
(2nd Thursday of each month)
SA
Mar/14 1,142.0 1,172.4 -2.6 Claimant Count
Unemployment Labour Force Survey
'000
Dec-Feb/13 2,243 2,320 -3.3 Labour Market Statistics
Wages/Earnings Average Weekly Earnings
SA
Feb/14 479.0 478.0 0.2 Average Weekly Earnings
Consumer prices Consumer Prices Index
2005=100
Mar/14 127.7 127.4 0.2 Consumer Prices Index
Consumer prices Retail Prices Index
1987=100
Mar/14 254.8 254.2 0.2 Retail Price Index
Producer prices Producer Price Index
2005=100
Mar/14 108.9 108.7 0.2 Producer Price Index
FISCAL SECTOR
SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations Link to latest Press Release and additional information
Period of
latest data
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data
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General government operations           Public Sector Accounts
*  Revenue £ billion Q4/13 152.9 156.6 -2.4 "
*  Expenditure £ billion Q4/13 189.6 181.8 4.3 "
*  Balance, Deficit-/Surplus+ £ billion Q4/13 -36.7 -25.2  N/A "
*  Financing £ billion Q4/13 -37.3 -24.8  N/A "
**  Domestic banks £ billion Q4/13 15.2 7.1  N/A "
**  Domestic non-banks £ billion  N/A "
**  Rest of the world £ billion Q4/13 23.0 -6.0  N/A "
*  Balancing item £ billion Q4/13 0.6 -0.5  N/A "
Central government operations 1           "
Public Sector Statistics - Monthly data           Public Sector Finances
*  Revenue Central Government Cash Receipts
£ billion
Mar/14 35.8 80.5 -55.5 "
*  Expenditure Central Government Cash Outlays
£ billion
Mar/14 58.6 85.5 -31.5 "
*  Balance, deficit-/surplus+ Central Government Own Account Borrowing
£ billion
Mar/14 22.3 4.5  N/A "
Quarterly data           Public Sector Accounts
*  Revenue £ billion Q4/13 112.3 115.7 -2.9 "
*  Expenditure £ billion Q4/13 145.9 138.7 5.2 "
*  Balance, deficit-/surplus+ £ billion Q4/13 -33.6 -23.0  N/A "
*  Financing £ billion Q4/13 -33.3 -22.7  N/A "
**  Domestic banks £ billion Q4/13 12.3 8.4  N/A "
**  Domestic non-banks £ billion  N/A "
**  Rest of the world £ billion Q4/13 23.0 -6.2  N/A "
*  Balancing Item £ billion Q4/13 -0.3 -0.3  N/A "
Central government debt          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Total government debt £ billion Feb/14 1470.6 1454.1 1.1 "
** Of which under 1 year residual maturity £ billion Feb/14 278.5 274.3 1.5 "
** Of which greater than 1 year residual maturity £ billion Feb/14 1192.1 1179.8 1.0 "
*  Total Sterling debt £ billion Feb/14 1442.4 1425.6 1.2 "
**  Of which under 1 year residual maturity £ billion Feb/14

278.5

274.3

1.5

"
**  Of which greater than 1 year residual maturity £ billion Feb/14

1163.9

1151.3 1.1 "
**  Holdings of British government securities £ billion Feb/14 1268.3 1255.8 1.0 "
**  Other instruments £ billion Feb/14 174.1 169.8 2.5 "
*  Total foreign currency debt £ billion Feb/14 0.0 0.0 N/A
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statisitics
** Of which residual maturity less than 1 month £ billion Feb/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity 1 month up to 3 months £ billion Feb/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity 3 months up to 1 year £ billion Feb/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity greater than 12 months £ billion Feb/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
FINANCIAL SECTOR
SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info (email link to data category owner)
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Analytical accounts of the banking sector          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Monetary aggregates            
**   broad money (M4) £ billion
SA
Feb/14 2150.6 2134.3 0.8
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
£ billion
NSA
Feb/14 2140.6 2120.3 1.0 "
*  Domestic gross credit to the public sector £ billion Feb/14 530.4 528.8 0.3 "
*  Domestic gross credit to the private sector £ billion Feb/14 2662.4 2677.8 -0.6 "
**  of which: Sterling £ billion Feb/14 2235.0 2239.2 -0.2 "
*  Gross credit to non-residents £ billion Feb/14 3110.1 3121.8 -0.4 "
*  Gross liabilities to non-residents £ billion Feb/14 2911.8 2968.5 -1.9 "
*  Net external position £ billion Feb/14 198.3 153.3  N/A "
Analytical accounts of the Central Bank 2          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Reserve money £ billion Feb/14 60.2 60.1 0.2 "
*  Domestic claims on the public sector £ billion Feb/14 384.8 384.4 0.1 "
*  Domestic claims on the private sector £ billion Feb/14 0.3 0.1 200.0 "
*  Gross credit to non-residents £ billion Feb/14 11.0 11.1 -0.9 "
*  Gross liabilities to non-residents £ billion Feb/14 29.3 28.0 4.6 "
*  Net External position £ billion Feb/14 -18.3 -16.9  N/A "
Interest rates 3          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Policy variable rate (minimum lending rate) Percent Mar/14 0.5 0.5  N/A "
*  91 day Treasury Bill Rate (average rate of discount) Percent Mar/14 0.4 0.4  N/A "
*  British Government Stock 20 year par gross redemption yield Percent Mar/14 3.4 3.5  N/A "
Stock market 4 FTSE All-share
1962=100
Mar/14       "Link to FT.com" page
EXTERNAL SECTOR
SDDS data category and component Unit description Observations More info (email link to data category owner)
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Balance of Payments           Balance of Payments
*  Current Balance £ billion Q4/13 -21.4 -25.9  N/A "
*  Imports of goods and services £ billion Q4/13 131.9 138.9 -5.0 "
*  Exports of goods and services £ billion Q4/13 127.2 127.0 0.2 "
*  Net income receipts £ billion Q4/13 -9.7 -7.5  N/A "
*  Net receipts from current transfers £ billion Q4/13 -6.9 -6.3  N/A "
*  Financial Transactions £ billion Q4/13 23.6 33.8  N/A "
*  International reserves £ billion Q4/13 -1.6 -0.4 N/A "
* Balancing Item £ billion Q4/13 -3.7 -9.2  N/A "
International Reserves
(Total Official Reserves)
US $ billion Mar/14 115.4 112.0 3.0
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
Foreign Currency
US $ billion Mar/14 67.3 66.5 N/A "
IMF Reserve Position
US $ billion Mar/14 7.7 7.9 N/A "
SDRs
US $ billion Mar/14 14.9 14.9 N/A "
Gold
US $ billion Mar/14 12.9 13.2 N/A "
Other Reserve Assets
US $ billion Mar/14 12.5 9.3 N/A "
Reserves Template US $ billion Mar/14      
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
Merchandise trade           UK Trade
*  Total exports £ billion Feb/14 23.0 22.8

0.9

"
*  Total imports £ billion Feb/14 31.2 33.2 -6.0 "
*  Total balance £ billion Feb/14

-8.2

-10.4  N/A "
International investment position           Balance of Payments
*  Assets £ billion Q4/13 9569.4 9735.0 -1.7 "
**  Direct Investment £ billion Q4/13 1144.7 1115.3 2.6 "
**  Portfolio Investment £ billion Q4/13 2482.9 2414.5 2.8 "
***  Equity £ billion Q4/13 940.4 876.3 7.3 "
***  Debt £ billion Q4/13 1542.5 1538.3 0.3 "
**  Other £ billion Q4/13 3452.6 3563.3 -3.1 "
**  Reserves £ billion Q4/13 61.4 62.8 N/A "
*  Liabilities £ billion Q4/13 9590.6 9793.6 -2.1 "
**  Direct investment £ billion Q4/13 974.9 970.0 0.5 "
**  Portfolio investment £ billion

Q4/13

2478.7 2456.3 0.9 "
***  Equity £ billion Q4/13 1003.8 974.5 3.0 "
***  Debt £ billion Q4/13 1474.9 1481.8 -0.5 "
**  Other £ billion Q4/13 3757.9 3826.4 -1.8 "
*  Net position £ billion Q4/13 -21.2 -58.6 N/A "
**  Direct Investment £ billion Q4/13 169.6 145.2 N/A "
**  Portfolio Investment £ billion Q4/13 4.2 -41.8 N/A "
***  Equity £ billion Q4/13 -63.4 -98.3 N/A "
***  Debt £ billion Q4/13 67.6 -56.5 N/A "
**  Other £ billion Q4/13 -305.4 -263.1 N/A "
External Debt - Gross £ billion Q4/13 5713.8 5804.9 -1.6

 

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Exchange rates 3 £ Index 2005=100 Mar/14 85.6 85.9 -0.3
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
POPULATION Million 2012 63.2 62.7 0.8 Population













Footnotes
1 A flexibility option has been taken for the periodicity and timeliness of Central Government financing.
2 A flexibility option has been taken for the timeliness of Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank.
3 Daily figures are available from Nazira Khanam - BoE
4 Daily figures are available from Nazira Khanam - BoE
5 If you have any general queries about this page please contact Jo Wilson

 

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