Dataset:UK input-output analytical tables
9 March 2017
The 2013 United Kingdom Input-Output Analytical Tables (IOATs) are consistent with the 2016 editions of United Kingdom National Accounts Blue Book and United Kingdom Balance of Payments Pink Book.
The 2013 IOATs are derived from the 2013 annual Supply and Use Tables (SUTs). The SUTs provide a picture of the flows of products and services in the economy for a single year and are used to set the level of annual current price Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They show the composition of uses and resources across institutional sectors and the inter-dependence of industries in order to reconcile the production, income and expenditure approaches to the measurement of GDP. These tables, together with supplementary data and certain economic assumptions (i.e. technology assumptions), have been combined to construct the input-output table. This table describes how products (and primary inputs) are used to produce further products and satisfy final demand. The input-output table and its derivative outputs collectively form the IOATs.
The Input-Output Analytical Tables are traditionally published once every 5 years due to the time it takes to compile the additional data required. The previous version of the IOATs was the 2010 edition which was consistent with the Blue Book 2013 dataset.
ONS, though has been aware of the strong user demand for publication of IOATs on a more frequent basis and therefore the tables have now been updated to reflect 2013 data. ONS intends to build on the work done to produce the 2013 version of the IOATs and move towards annual publication. It is hoped that the 2014 version will be published within 3 months of the Blue Book 2017 publication which is scheduled for the end of October. To aid policy analysis and expand the use of these tables a split of exports data into EU and Non EU has also been added to the analysis. Users should be mindful that these tables were produced in a shorter time frame than usual and as such are being released as a special analysis.