UK gross domestic product in volume terms was estimated to have increased by 0.3% in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2015, unrevised from the previously published estimate.
The Index of Services is estimated to have increased by 2.8% in March 2015 compared with March 2014. All of the 4 main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.
Business investment grew by an estimated £0.8 billion (1.7%) since Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2014. It increased by 3.7% compared with the same quarter a year ago.
The aggregate SPPI rose 0.6% in the year to Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) of 2015, compared with a rise of 0.4% in the year to Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) of 2014.
In 2013 Westminster had the highest disposable income per head, where the average person had £43,577 available to save or spend. Leicester had the lowest, with the average person having £11,739.
Public Sector Net Borrowing excluding public sector banks (PSNB ex) was £6.8 billion in April 2015. This is £2.5 billion lower than in April 2014.