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17 Sep 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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previous
period
% change
from
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National accounts           UK National Accounts
*  GDP at current market prices £ billion
SA
Q1/14 416.6 411.3 1.3 "
**  Households £ billion
SA
Q1/14 265.2 262.5 1.0 "
**  Non-profit institutions £ billion
SA
Q1/14 9.9 9.6 3.1 "
**  General government £ billion
SA
Q1/14 87.3 86.6 0.8 "
**  Gross fixed capital formation £ billion
SA
Q1/14 60.4 58.6 3.1 "
**  Change in inventories £ billion
SA
Q1/14 1.1 2.8 N/A "
**  Acquisitions less disposals of valuables £ billion
SA
Q1/14 0.6 0.5 N/A "
**  Total exports £ billion
SA
Q1/14 123.4 125.5 -1.7 "
**  Total imports £ billion
SA
Q1/14 128.9 132.6 -2.8 "
*  GDP at constant prices At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 390.4 387.3 0.8 "
*  Households At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 241.3 239.2 0.9 "
**  Non-profit institutions At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 9.6 9.8 -2.0 "
**  General government At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 86.4 86.5 -0.1 "
**  Gross fixed capital formation At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 56.9 55.6 2.3 "
**  Change in inventories At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 1.9 3.2 N/A "
**  Acquisitions less disposals of valuables At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 0.6 0.5 N/A "
**  Total exports At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 119.2 119.3 -0.1 "
**  Total imports At 2008 prices
£ billion
SA
Q1/14 123.4

124.9

-1.2 "
Production index Index of Production
SA
2010=100
Jul/14 98.3 97.8 0.5 Index of Production
Employment Public sector employment
'000
SA
Q2/14 5,394 5,405 -0.2 Public Sector employment
Employment Labour Force Survey
'000
SA
May-Jul/14 30,609 30,535 0.2 Labour Market Statistics
Unemployment Claimant Count
'000
(2nd Thursday of each month)
SA
Aug14 966.5 1,003.7 -3.7 Claimant Count
Unemployment Labour Force Survey
'000
May-Jul/14 2,019 2,165 -6.7 Labour Market Statistics
Wages/Earnings Average Weekly Earnings
SA
Jul/14 478.0 477.0 0.2 Average Weekly Earnings
Consumer prices Consumer Prices Index
2005=100
Aug/14 128.3 127.8 0.4 Consumer Prices Index
Consumer prices Retail Prices Index
1987=100
Aug/14 257.0 256.0 0.4 Retail Price Index
Producer prices Producer Price Index
2005=100
Aug/14 108.5 108.6 -0.1 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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period
% change
from
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General government operations           Public Sector Accounts
*  Revenue £ billion Q1/14 176.3 152.0 16.0 "
*  Expenditure £ billion Q1/14 189.6 189.5 0.1 "
*  Balance, Deficit-/Surplus+ £ billion Q1/14 -12.3 -36.9  N/A "
*  Financing £ billion Q1/14 -13.3 -37.5  N/A "
**  Domestic banks £ billion Q1/14 5.5 15.3  N/A "
**  Domestic non-banks £ billion  N/A "
**  Rest of the world £ billion Q1/14 -1.8 22.9  N/A "
*  Balancing item £ billion Q1/14 0.0 0.1  N/A "
Central government operations 1           "
Public Sector Statistics - Monthly data           Public Sector Finances
*  Revenue Central Government Cash Receipts
£ billion
Jul/14 54.8 31.7 72.9 "
*  Expenditure Central Government Cash Outlays
£ billion
Jul/14 52.2 50.0 4.4 "
*  Balance, deficit-/surplus+ Central Government Own Account Borrowing
£ billion
Jul/14 -3.1 17.8  N/A "
Quarterly data           Public Sector Accounts
*  Revenue £ billion Q1/14 131.4 111.6 -2.9 "
*  Expenditure £ billion Q1/14 143.3 145.7 5.2 "
*  Balance, deficit-/surplus+ £ billion Q1/14 -11.0 -33.6  N/A "
*  Financing £ billion Q1/14 -12.8 -33.3  N/A "
**  Domestic banks £ billion Q1/14 -6.9 12.3  N/A "
**  Domestic non-banks £ billion  N/A "
**  Rest of the world £ billion Q1/14 -1.7 22.8  N/A "
*  Balancing Item £ billion Q1/14 0.9 -0.8  N/A "
Central government debt          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Total government debt £ billion Jul/14 1513.2 1501.6 0.8 "
** Of which under 1 year residual maturity £ billion Jul/14 262.3 266.5 -1.6 "
** Of which greater than 1 year residual maturity £ billion Jul/14 1250.9 1235.1 1.3 "
*  Total Sterling debt £ billion Jul/14 1487.6 1475.3 0.8 "
**  Of which under 1 year residual maturity £ billion Jul/14

262.3

266.5

-1.6

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

1225.3

1208.8 1.4 "
**  Holdings of British government securities £ billion Jul/14 1294.7 1278.2 1.3 "
**  Other instruments £ billion Jul/14 192.9 197.1 -2.1 "
*  Total foreign currency debt £ billion Jul/14 0.0 0.0 N/A
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statisitics
** Of which residual maturity less than 1 month £ billion Jul/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity 1 month up to 3 months £ billion Jul/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity 3 months up to 1 year £ billion Jul/14 0.0 0.0 N/A "
** Of which residual maturity greater than 12 months £ billion Jul/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
Jul/14 2110.4 2102.3 0.4
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
£ billion
NSA
Jul/14 2105.8 2108.6 -0.1 "
*  Domestic gross credit to the public sector £ billion Jul/14 526.1 521.6 0.9 "
*  Domestic gross credit to the private sector £ billion Jul/14 2570.5 2568.6 0.1 "
**  of which: Sterling £ billion Jul/14 2182.4 2174.5 0.4 "
*  Gross credit to non-residents £ billion Jul/14 3086.7 3064.9 0.7 "
*  Gross liabilities to non-residents £ billion Jul/14 2896.5 2859.5 1.3 "
*  Net external position £ billion Jul/14 190.2 205.4  N/A "
Analytical accounts of the Central Bank 2          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Reserve money £ billion Jul/14 62.4 61.8 1.0 "
*  Domestic claims on the public sector £ billion Jul/14 385.5 382.3 0.8 "
*  Domestic claims on the private sector £ billion Jul/14 0.0 0.0 0.0 "
*  Gross credit to non-residents £ billion Jul/14 10.8 12.0 -10.0 "
*  Gross liabilities to non-residents £ billion Jul/14 25.9 24.5 5.7 "
*  Net External position £ billion Jul/14 -15.1 -12.5  N/A "
Interest rates 3          
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
*  Policy variable rate (minimum lending rate) Percent Aug/14 0.5 0.5  N/A "
*  91 day Treasury Bill Rate (average rate of discount) Percent Aug/14 0.4 0.4  N/A "
*  British Government Stock 20 year par gross redemption yield Percent Aug/14 3.0 3.3  N/A "
Stock market 4 FTSE All-share
1962=100
Jul/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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data
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Balance of Payments           Balance of Payments
*  Current Balance £ billion Q1/14 -15.5 -23.2  N/A "
*  Imports of goods and services £ billion Q1/14 123.9 134.1 -7.6 "
*  Exports of goods and services £ billion Q1/14 120.6 127.0 -5.0 "
*  Net income receipts £ billion Q1/14 -5.0 -8.6  N/A "
*  Net receipts from current transfers £ billion Q1/14 -7.0 -7.4  N/A "
*  Financial Transactions £ billion Q1/14 8.9 29.1  N/A "
*  International reserves £ billion Q1/14 -0.9 -1.6 N/A "
* Balancing Item £ billion Q1/14 -5.5 -7.5  N/A "
International Reserves
(Total Official Reserves)
US $ billion Augl/14 114.5 115.3 -0.7
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
Foreign Currency
US $ billion Aug/14 71.2 71.7 N/A "
IMF Reserve Position
US $ billion Aug/14 7.5 7.8 N/A "
SDRs
US $ billion Aug/14 14.6 14.8 N/A "
Gold
US $ billion Aug/14 12.8 12.8 N/A "
Other Reserve Assets
US $ billion Aug/14 8.3

8.2

N/A "
Reserves Template US $ billion Aug/14      
Bank of England: Monetary & Financial Statistics
Merchandise trade           UK Trade
*  Total exports £ billion Jul/14 25.0 23.2

7.8

"
*  Total imports £ billion Jul/14 35.3 33.0 7.0 "
*  Total balance £ billion Jul/14

-10.4

-9.9  N/A "
International investment position           Balance of Payments
*  Assets £ billion Q1/14 9335.1 9562.0 -2.4 "
**  Direct Investment £ billion Q1/14 1070.9 1133.4 -5.5 "
**  Portfolio Investment £ billion Q1/14 2443.7 2480.1 -1.5 "
***  Equity £ billion Q1/14 916.1 939.6 -2.5 "
***  Debt £ billion Q1/14 1527.6 1540.5 -0.8 "
**  Other £ billion Q1/14 3525.0 3472.2 1.5 "
**  Reserves £ billion Q1/14 64.2 61.4 N/A "
*  Liabilities £ billion Q1/14 9416.9 9593.8 -1.8 "
**  Direct investment £ billion Q1/14 990.0 977.7 1.3 "
**  Portfolio investment £ billion

Q1/14

2479.8 2455.6 1.0 "
***  Equity £ billion Q1/14 982.3 981.9 0.0 "
***  Debt £ billion Q1/14 1497.6 1473.7 1.6 "
**  Other £ billion Q1/14 3774.8 3794.1 -0.5 "
*  Net position £ billion Q1/14 -81.8 -31.9 N/A "
**  Direct Investment £ billion Q1/14 80.9 155.7 N/A "
**  Portfolio Investment £ billion Q1/14 -36.2 24.6 N/A "
***  Equity £ billion Q1/14 -66.2 -42.3 N/A "
***  Debt £ billion Q1/14 30.0 66.8 N/A "
**  Other £ billion Q1/14 -249.8 -321.9 N/A "
External Debt - Gross £ billion Q1/14 5762.8 5757.4 0.1

 

UKExtDebtQ2-13-Q1-14 (694 Kb Excel sheet)

 

Exchange rates 3 £ Index 2005=100 Aug/14 87.8 88.8 -1.1
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 Rhiain Hewinson.

 

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