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Release: Index of Services, February 2012

Released: 25 April 2012 Next edition: 24 May 2012


Harry Duff

Business Indicators and Balance of Payments

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

Frequency of release: Monthly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

Survey name(s): Monthly Business Survey (Production and Services)

  • The seasonally adjusted Index of Services increased by 0.8 per cent in February 2012 compared with February 2011.

  • Three of the four service sector components increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.

  • Business services & finance and government & other services both rose by 1.1 per cent. These were the largest contributions to the increase.

  • Between January 2012 and February 2012, service sector output decreased by 0.4 per cent.

Shows the monthly movements in gross value added for the service industries, which overall account for around 75 per cent of UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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