Transactions of particular groups of institutions (sectors) within the UK economy, showing how the income from production is distributed and redistributed and how savings are used to add wealth through investment in physical or financial assets.
In Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2019, UK net borrowing from the rest of the world decreased to 2.9% of gross domestic product (GDP) compared with 4.4% of GDP in Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2019.
In the latest quarter, households decreased their net lending position; corporations and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISH) experienced decreases in their net borrowing positions, partially offset by an increase in government net borrowing.
The recent economic experience of households is that they were only net borrowers in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2017; they returned to net lending from Quarter 2 2017.
Quarterly transactions associated with changes of ownership of the UK's foreign financial assets and liabilities, including direct, portfolio and other investment, sector analysis and government reserve assets.
Investment choices of financial institutions based on financial transactions (investments and disinvestments), including balance sheet data for short-term assets and liabilities, and income and expenditure data.