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Release: Gross Domestic Product: Preliminary Estimate, Q4 2012

Released: 25 January 2013 Next edition: 27 February 2013

Contact

Robert Doody

Business Indicators and Balance of Payments

gdp@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455803

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

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

  • GDP was estimated to have decreased by 0.3% in Q4 2012 compared with Q3 2012.
  • Output of the production industries was estimated to have decreased by 1.8% in Q4 2012 compared with Q3 2012, following an increase of 0.7% between Q2 2012 and Q3 2012.
  • Construction sector output was estimated to have increased by 0.3% in Q4 2012 compared with Q3 2012, following a decrease of 2.5% between Q2 2012 and Q3 2012.
  • Output of the service industries was estimated to have been flat in Q4 2012 compared with Q3 2012, following an increase of 1.2% between Q2 2012 and Q3 2012.
  • GDP was estimated to have been flat in Q4 2012, when compared with Q4 2011.
  • GDP is estimated to have been flat between 2011 and 2012. Users are, however, reminded that this figure is subject to revision in the second estimate of GDP when all quarters of 2012 are open for revision.
Preliminary estimate for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) containing constant price Gross Value Added (GVA) data for the UK. Data is available split by industrial sector.
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