Gross Domestic Product was estimated to have increased by 0.7% in Q3 2014.
The Index of Services increased by 3.1% in August 2014 compared with August 2013. All of the four main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.
In September 2014, the amount spent in the retail industry decreased by 0.6% compared with August 2014. However, it increased by 1.3% compared with September 2013.
The contribution of the manufacturing industry to the UK economy has changed markedly over the last 60 years.
£11.8 billion deficit for Public Sector Net Borrowing excluding public sector banks (PSNB ex) in September 2014. This deficit was £1.6 billion higher than September 2013.
Output per hour in the UK was 17 percentage points below the average for the rest of the major G7 industrialised economies in 2013, the widest productivity gap since 1992.