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Theme: Government

Key Publications

Statistical bulletin: Public Sector Finances, July 2014 21-Aug-2014
The PSF Statistical Bulletin, is published jointly by ONS and HM Treasury on a monthly basis, and provides the latest available measures for key public sector financial statistics such as Public Sector Current Budget (PSCB), Net Borrowing (PSNB), Net Debt (PSND) and PSND as a percentage of GDP. These key indicators are provided on two bases. One set includes the temporary effects of financial interventions made in response to the financial crisis that began in 2007, such as the establishment of public ownership/control of several major banking groups. An alternative set of indicators, the so-called ‘ex-measures’, excludes the temporary effects of financial interventions.
Statistical bulletin: Public Sector Employment, Q2 2014 17-Sep-2014
This bulletin contains detailed estimates of public sector employment, updated with the latest estimates for the second quarter of 2014.

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  • UK Government Expenditure on Science, Engineering and Technology, 2012 11-Jul-2014
    Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) expenditure by the UK government includes expenditure by government departments, Research Councils and Higher Education Funding Councils (HEFCs). It also includes the indicative UK contributions to the European Union’s (EU) research and development expenditure.
  • National Accounts Classifications, Forward Workplan, June 2014 30-Jun-2014
    Classification workload for the year to June 2015.
  • Measuring National Well-being: European Comparisons, 2014 18-Jun-2014
    Comparing the UK with the European Union across key areas of well-being. Where available using directly comparable or proxy measure data from five sources: Eurostat, the European Quality of Life Survey, Eurobarometer, the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) and the World Gallup Poll.
  • Electoral Statistics for UK, 2013 01-May-2014
    Analysis of the annual counts of the number of people registered to vote in 2013, including comparisons over time and between the UK constituent countries.
  • Classification of Lloyds Banking Group and Subsidiaries 30-Apr-2014
    An overview of the classification history of Lloyds Banking Group and its subsidiaries, as well as the latest classification which applies from March 2014.
  • Expenditure on healthcare in the UK: 2012 30-Apr-2014
    Updated estimates for total healthcare expenditure in the UK between 1997 and 2012. All expenditure figures are consistent with international definitions provided by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and presented in current price terms.

Key Data

Reference table: Public Sector Finances Borrowing by sub-sector, July 2014 (Excel sheet 5482Kb) 22-Aug-2014
Public sector finances analytical tables (PSAT) showing transactions related to borrowing by sub-sector. Total Managed Expenditure (TME) is also provided. Data are consistent with the latest statistical bulletin and are available back to 1946.
Reference table: Public Sector Employment, Q2 2014 (Excel sheet 608Kb) 17-Sep-2014
This set of tables contains the latest public sector employment estimates. For most sources that contribute to these statistics, the employment is reported for a specific day in June 2014. The public sector comprises central government, local government and public corporations as defined for the UK National Accounts.
Reference table: Public Sector Classification Guide, February 2013 (Excel sheet 787Kb) 28-Feb-2013
The Public Sector Classification Guide provides a list of bodies classified in the General Government sector, and Public Financial and Public Non-Financial Corporations, within the National Accounts.

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