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Release: Business Investment, GDP Continuous Improvement: Improvements to the Estimation of Gross Fixed Capital Formation in the UK National Accounts

Released: 27 June 2013

Categories: Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

Survey name(s): Quarterly Survey of Capital Expenditure

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GDP continuous improvement: improvements to the estimation of gross fixed capital formation in the UK National Accounts. (199.5 Kb Pdf)

This article sets out the improvements to the estimation of gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) adopted in the Quarterly National Accounts Q1 2013 and the Business Investment – Q1 2013 releases. These developments are part of the programme of continuous improvement to the UK National Accounts, which are produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The impact of these improvements on estimations of GFCF is also discussed.

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