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Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Estimates of GDP are released on a monthly and quarterly basis. Monthly estimates are released alongside other short-term economic indicators. The two quarterly estimates contain data from all three approaches to measuring GDP and are called the First quarterly estimate of GDP and the Quarterly National Accounts. Data sources feeding into the two types of releases are consistent with each other.
UK gross domestic product (GDP) in volume terms was estimated to have increased by 0.4% in Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2019, revised upwards by 0.1 percentage points from the first quarterly estimate.
When compared with the same quarter a year ago, UK GDP increased by 1.1% to Quarter 3 2019; revised upwards by 0.1 percentage points from the previous estimate.
At headline level, the GDP dataset is largely unrevised, with 0.1 percentage point revisions to Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2018 and Quarter 3 2019; revisions reflect the inclusion of annual benchmarks from a number of sources for 2018 and the incorporation of administrative Value Added Tax turnover data in the output approach to measuring GDP for Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2019.
Paddington 2 is at the top of UK box office charts and Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just hit cinema screens. With two UK-made movies set to dominate the cinemas over Christmas, how much is the industry worth to the UK economy?
Datasets for each of the chapters in The Blue Book 2019 including the national accounts at a glance, financial and non-financial corporations, households and non-profit institutions serving households and summary supply and use tables.
Quarterly economic activity within the countries of the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) and the nine English regions (North East, North West, Yorkshire and The Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West).