In August 2015, output in the construction industry was estimated to have decreased by 4.3% compared with July 2015 and decreased by 1.3% compared with August 2014. This was the first year-on-year fall since May 2013.
The UK’s deficit on seasonally adjusted trade in goods and services was £3.3 billion in August 2015. The deficit on trade in goods was £11.1 billion. The surplus on trade in services was estimated at £7.9 billion.
Civil Service employees' median gross annual earnings for March 2015 were £24,980, up £250 (1.0%) on March 2014.
We analyse how online retail sales are changing the shape of business and household expenditure. Also an explanation of the Digital Sector and the range of factors which impact on it.
Production output increased by 1.9% in August 2015, compared with August 2014. Manufacturing output decreased by 0.8% in August 2015, compared with August 2014.
This Review draws together key economic stories from ONS economic statistics produced over the last month.