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Release: Gross Domestic Product: Preliminary Estimate, Q2 2012

Released: 25 July 2012 Next edition: 24 August 2012

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Harry Duff

Business Indicators and Balance of Payments

harry.duff@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456771

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

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

  • The chained volume measure of GDP decreased by 0.7 per cent in Q2 2012 compared with Q1 2012.

  • Output of the production industries decreased by 1.3 per cent in Q2 2012 compared with Q1 2012, following a decrease of 0.5 per cent between Q4 2011 and Q1 2012.

  • Construction sector output decreased by 5.2 per cent in Q2 2012 compared with Q1 2012, following a decrease of 4.9 per cent between Q4 2011 and Q1 2012.

  • Output of the service industries decreased by 0.1 per cent in Q2 2012 compared with Q1 2012, following an increase of 0.2 per cent between Q4 2011 and Q1 2012.

  • GDP in volume terms decreased by 0.8 per cent in Q2 2012, when compared with Q2 2011.

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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