In July 2014, the quantity bought in the retail industry increased by 2.6% compared with July 2013 and by 0.1% compared with June 2014.
£0.2bn deficit for Public Sector Net Borrowing (PSNB ex) in July 2014. This deficit was £0.8bn lower than July 2013.
For April to June 2014, there were 955,000 young people (aged from 16 to 24) who were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), down 20,000 from January to March 2014 and down 138,000 from a year earlier
Self-employment higher than at any point over past 40 years. The increase in self-employed predominately down to fewer people leaving self-employment than in the past.
The Compendium of UK Statistics pulls together, in one place, independent statistics that can be compared across the four nations of the UK. These can be used to help inform important debates, such as in the context of the Scottish Referendum.
CPI annual inflation - the Government’s target measure was 1.6% in July 2014, down from 1.9% in June.
CPIH annual inflation - the measure of consumer price inflation including owner occupiers' housing costs (not a National Statistic), was 1.5% in July 2014, down from 1.8% in June.