Net investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts is estimated at £15 billion in Q2 2014.
In August 2014, the amount spent in the retail industry increased by 0.2% compared with July 2014 and by 2.7% compared with August 2013.
For May to July 2014, 73.0% of people aged from 16 to 64 were in work, up by 0.1 percentage points from February to April 2014 and up by 1.4 from a year earlier.
UK house prices increased by 11.7% in the year to July 2014, up from 10.2% in the year to June 2014.
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.