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Release: Gross Domestic Product: Preliminary Estimate, Understanding & Interpreting the Q4 2012 Gross Domestic Product Preliminary Estimate

Released: 25 January 2013


Darren Morgan

Business Indicators and Balance of Payments

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455666

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

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

In this release

ONS published the first estimate of GDP for quarter four 2012 on 25 January 2013. This article has been published alongside the figures to highlight the key messages, including the impact of the reduction in North Sea oil & gas extraction and the 'fall back effect' from the impact of the Olympics and Paralympics. The article also explains the key assumptions that have been made in compiling the data.

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