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Release: Gross Domestic Product: Preliminary Estimate, Q3 2012

Released: 25 October 2012 Next edition: 27 November 2012

Contact

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 and GB

  • GDP was estimated to have increased by 1.0 per cent in Q3 2012 compared with Q2 2012.

  • Output of the production industries was estimated to have increased by 1.1 per cent in Q3 2012 compared with Q2 2012, following a decrease of 0.7 per cent between Q1 2012 and Q2 2012.

  • Construction sector output was estimated to have decreased by 2.5 per cent in Q3 2012 compared with Q2 2012, following a decrease of 3.0 per cent between Q1 2012 and Q2 2012.

  • Output of the service industries was estimated to have increased by 1.3 per cent in Q3 2012 compared with Q2 2012, following a decrease of 0.1 per cent between Q1 2012 and Q2 2012.

  • GDP in volume terms was estimated to have been flat in Q3 2012, when compared with Q3 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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