Business Indicators and Balance of Payments
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Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
The seasonally adjusted Index of Services was estimated to have increased by 1.2% in November 2012 compared with November 2011.
Three of the four service sector components were estimated to have increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.
Government & other services was estimated to have increased by 2.0% and distribution,hotels & restaurants was estimated to have increased by 2.7%. These were the largest contributions to the increase.
Between October 2012 and November 2012, service sector output was flat.
The only period open for revision in this release is October 2012.