The aggregate SPPI rose 0.5% in the year to Quarter 3 (July to Sept) of 2015, compared with a rise of 0.6% in the year to Quarter 2 (Apr to June) of 2015.
The total UK business birth rate was 13.7% and the death rate was 9.6%. London was the region with the highest birth rate at 17.7% and the highest death rate at 10.6%.
There were 114,720 divorces in England and Wales in 2013, a decrease of 2.9% since 2012. The number of divorces was highest among men and women aged 40 to 44.
Public Sector Net Borrowing excluding public sector banks (PSNB ex) was £8.2 billion in October 2015. This borrowing is £1.1 billion higher than in October 2014.
In 2014, total expenditure on Research and Development (R&D) performed in UK businesses, in current prices, increased by 6% to £19.9 billion compared with 2013.