The UK’s deficit on seasonally adjusted trade in goods and services was £2.7 billion in December 2015. The deficit on trade in goods was £9.9 billion. The surplus on trade in services was estimated at £7.2 billion.
There were 6,122 suicides of people aged 10 and over registered in the UK in 2014 (a 2% decrease).
This Review draws together key economic stories from ONS economic statistics produced over the last month.
Employment in Tourism Industries increased by 11.7% between 2009 and 2014, a rise of 312,000 main and second jobs.
In 2014, there were 8,697 alcohol-related deaths registered in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 14.3 deaths per 100,000 population.