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National Accounts methodology and articles 2011-present

2014

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Introducing developments to measurement of pensions data and the impact on household savings 1997 to 2011

David Matthewson 08 April 2014
An Introduction to Reconciled Estimates of GDP (666.6 Kb Pdf) Ellis Daniel 28 March 2014
Introducing a new method for deriving rental data in the calculation of Household Final Consumption Expenditure in the National Accounts David Matthewson 18 February 2014
Revisions to GDP and Components: Full Article (513.5 Kb Pdf) Andrew Walton 28 January 2014
Revisions to GDP and Components: a Brief Summary? (235.7 Kb Pdf) ONS 28 January 2014 

Measurement of Nonmonetary Gold (138.2 Kb Pdf)                                                                  

Christopher Payne                                       

24 January 2014     

2013

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Content of Blue Book and Pink Book 2014 (83.9 Kb Pdf)

Catherine Marks 26 November 2013 

National Accounts and related outputs work plan 2013/14 - 2017/18

Andrew Walton 30 September 2013
The National Accounts High Level Review - Status Update 2013 Robin Youll 13 September 2013
United Kingdom Economic Accounts and Balance of Payments: change to data series ONS 5 August 2013
UK National Accounts - A Short Guide, 2013 (105.5 Kb Pdf) Pete Lee 1 August 2013
Explaining the Impact of the Blue Book 2013 Changes to Gross Fixed Capital Formation and Business Investment (180.3 Kb Pdf) Jacqui Jones 31 July 2013
Improving Government statistics – Aligning the Public Sector Finances and National Accounts and other developments to public sector statistics Hugh Skipper and Rachel Williams 28 June 2013
GDP Output Improvement Report (226.7 Kb Pdf) Mark Stephens 27 June 2013
Blue Book 2013: Improvements to Household Expenditure Estimates David Matthewson 27 June 2013
Video summary: Long-term GDP revisions Martin Nicholls 27 June 2013
Impact of changes in the National Accounts and economic commentary for Q1 2013 (193.4 Kb Pdf) Michael Hardie, Pete Lee and Frederick Perry 27 June 2013
GDP continuous improvement: improvements to the estimation of gross fixed capital formation in the UK National Accounts. (199.5 Kb Pdf) Louisa Nolan 27 June 2013
Blue Book 2013: Methodological Improvements in the Financial Accounts (134.8 Kb Pdf) Guled G 27 June 2013
Business Investment - GDP Continuous Improvement: Improvements to the estimation of changes in inventories in the UK National Accounts (576.2 Kb Pdf) Louisa Nolan 25 June 2013
GDP Continuous Improvement - The Measurement of Artistic Originals in the UK (407 Kb Pdf) Louisa Nolan 21 June 2013
Updated analysis: Why is GDP revised? (300.9 Kb Pdf) Andrew Walton 13 June 2013
Capital Stock, Capital Consumption - Estimation improvement for the consumption of fixed capital May 2013 (117.9 Kb Pdf) Wesley Harris 3 May 2013
Continuous Improvement of Gross Domestic Product: Sources, Methods and Communication - 24 April 2013 Jacqui Jones and Graeme Walker 24 April 2013

GDP continuous improvement: summary of improvements to the estimation of changes in inventories in the UK National Accounts (200.8 Kb Pdf)

Louisa Nolan 27 March 2013
GDP continuous improvement: summary of improvements to the estimation of gross fixed capital formation in the UK National Accounts (234.4 Kb Pdf) Louisa Nolan 27 March 2013

Understanding and Interpreting the Quarter Four 2012 Gross Domestic Product Preliminary Estimate

Darren Morgan 25 January 2013

2012

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Content of Blue Book 2013 (62.7 Kb Pdf) Angie Francis and Catherine Marks 30 November 2012
Statistical Special Events in Quarter Three 2012 - the Olympics & Paralympics (229 Kb Pdf) Darren Morgan and Michael Hardie 25 October 2012
Updated Analysis of Revisions to Quarterly GDP (206.7 Kb Pdf)   Andrew Walton and Gary Brown, ONS 16 October 2012
Gross National Inventory - Reservations ONS 19 September 2012
UK National Accounts - A Short Guide, 2012 (93.6 Kb Pdf) Pete Lee, ONS 1 August 2012
Index of Services – Industry Reviews (371.5 Kb Pdf) Mark Stephens, ONS 1 August 2012
Balancing the Three Approaches to Measuring Gross Domestic Product, 2012 Pete Lee, ONS 31 July 2012
Measuring the impact of the Olympics on the National Accounts ONS 13 July 2012
Impact of changes in the National Accounts and economic commentary for 2012 quarter 1 (213 Kb Pdf) Malindi Myers, Pete Lee and Darren Morgan, ONS 28 June 2012
Household Final Consumption Estimates (HHFCE) Work Programme ONS 28 June 2012
Improvements to Blue Book 2012: Measurement of insurance services ONS 26 June 2012
Blue Book 2012: Changes to data series ONS 7 June 2012
New insurance data and methods 1997-2008 (97.8 Kb Pdf) Abbe Williams, Stephanie Duff and Daniel Wisniewski, ONS 30 May 2012
Why is GDP revised? (269.9 Kb Pdf) Graeme Walker, Andrew Walton and Tiffany Georghiades, ONS 30 May 2012
Blue Book 2012: Improvements to the measurement of insurance services Abbe Williams, Stephanie Duff and Daniel Wisniewski, ONS 30 April 2012
Developing a policy on Special Events (209.3 Kb Pdf) Paul Smith, ONS 25 April 2012
Content of Blue Book 2012  ONS 30 March 2012
Index of Services – Industry Reviews (481 Kb Word document) Mark Stephens, ONS 27 March 2012
Gross capital formation estimates - availability of data from the GCF systems Stuart Deneen, ONS 23 February 2012 

2011

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Compiling estimates of state pension obligations for the National Accounts (110.3 Kb Pdf) Sarah Levy, ONS 2 December 2011
Blue Book 2011: Reclassification of the UK Supply and Use Tables (201.7 Kb Pdf) Steve Drew and Marianthi Dunn, ONS 1 November 2011
Improving the coverage of derivatives data in the National Accounts and Balance of Payments (51.5 Kb Pdf) Stephanie Duff, ONS 25 October 2011
Impact of changes in the National Accounts and Economic Commentary for 2011 quarter 2 (81.1 Kb Pdf)

Peter Patterson, Pete Lee and Malindi Myers, ONS

5 October 2011
Blue Book 2011: Improvements to Household Expenditure Estimates, Q2 2011  Peter Gittins and Gareth Clancy, ONS 5 October 2011
Historic National Accounts data proposals for Blue Book 2011 (87 Kb Pdf) Glenn Everett, ONS 5 October 2011
Methods changes in the 2011 Blue Book (46.8 Kb Pdf) Glenn Everett, ONS 29 September 2011
The relationship between Gross Value Added (GVA) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ONS 30 August 2011
GDP methodology on the treatment of insurance claims in the National Accounts ONS 30 August 2011 
Deflation improvements in the UK National Accounts (176.8 Kb Pdf) Steve Drew, ONS 5 August 2011
Pensions in the National Accounts - compiling a complete picture of UK pensions including unfunded pensions for public sector employees Sarah Levy, ONS 3 August 2011
The Impact of the Recession on Household Income, Expenditure and Saving (41 Kb Pdf) ONS 22 June 2011
Comparing the Perpetual Inventory Method and the Whole of Government Accounts for depreciation (53.7 Kb Pdf) Craig H. McLaren and Bella Saunders, ONS
Carmel Zammit, HMT
21 June 2011
Analysis of Revisions to Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (47.2 Kb Pdf) Pete Lee, ONS 29 April 2011
Content of Blue Book 2011 (39.8 Kb Pdf) ONS 25 March 2011
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