Early experimental data and analysis on economic activity and social change in the UK. These faster indicators are created using rapid response surveys, novel data sources, and experimental methods.

Publications

Data

  • Online job advert estimates

    Experimental job advert indices covering the UK job market.

  • Traffic camera activity

    Busyness indices using traffic camera data to monitor flows of cars, pedestrians, cyclists, buses and commercial vehicles for selected cities and regions of the UK. Experimental Statistics.

  • Daily UK flights

    Experimental daily UK flight numbers and rolling seven-day average, including flights to, from, and within the UK.

  • Value Added Tax (VAT)

    Value Added Tax (VAT) turnover and expenditure diffusion indexes and new VAT reporters using data from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) VAT returns.

  • UK spending on credit and debit cards

    These data series are experimental real time indicators for monitoring UK spending using debit and credit cards. They track the daily CHAPS payments made by credit and debit card payment processors to around 100 major UK retail corporates, based on data supplied by the Bank of England.

  • Company incorporations, voluntary dissolutions and compulsory dissolutions

    The number of Companies House incorporations and voluntary dissolutions accepted, and companies placed into compulsory dissolution: weekly dataset.

  • Vehicle flows around ports

    Monthly data showing vehicle flows around major ports in England. Contains average 15-minute sensor counts by size of vehicle, and average speeds.