Figure 1: Growth in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2019 picked up from the subdued growth in Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2018
UK GDP growth, Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2017 to Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2019
Source: Office for National Statistics – GDP monthly estimate
Q1 refers to Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar), Q2 refers to Quarter 2 (Apr to June), Q3 refers to Quarter 3 (July to Sept), Q4 refers to Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec).
Rolling three-month estimates are calculated by comparing GDP in a three-month period with GDP in the previous three-month period. For example, GDP in January to March compared with the previous October to December.