Breakdown of contributions, whole economy and sectors
Corrections and notices
01 November 2021
A processing error occurred during the compilation of the GDP low-level aggregates dataset – see GDP output approach – low-level aggregates for more information. The error impacted our productivity estimates and associated datasets. This issue has now been rectified and our productivity datasets have been updated. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
08 October 2021
As part of Blue Book 2021, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) faced some challenges in reconciling the industry-level gross value added (GVA) quarterly trends to the new annual data. This is particularly pronounced in the production industries. See information in the gross domestic product (GDP) low level aggregates dataset for more information. This has resulted in some volatility in the back series of our productivity estimates for some industries.
Provides estimates of contributions to labour productivity, measured as output per hour (OPH), using the "Generalised Exactly Additive Decomposition" (GEAD) methodology as described in Tang and Wang (2004), UK.