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

Publications

Data

  • Automotive fuel spending

    Estimated quantity of automotive fuel demand per average transaction is an experimental indicator used to isolate real demand after adjusting for growth in fuel prices.

  • System Average Price (SAP) of gas

    Daily and rolling average System Average Price (SAP) of gas traded in Great Britain over the On-the-Day Commodity Market (OCM).

  • 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.

  • Advanced notification of potential redundancies

    Number of potential redundancies from Insolvency Service HR1 forms and number of employers proposing redundancies, Great Britain.

  • Transactions at Pret A Manger

    Weekly transactional data from approximately 400 Pret A Manger stores around the UK.

  • Revolut spending on debit cards

    Experimental indices of Revolut debit card transaction data, UK. Includes sectoral, age and online versus in-store breakdowns. Daily seven-day averages updated weekly plus monthly averages.

  • 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.

  • Weekly shipping indicators

    Experimental weekly and daily ship visits dataset covering UK ports.

  • Sales and jobs in small businesses

    Monthly dataset showing the year-on-two-year change in sales and jobs recorded by Xero, an online accounting software platform.

  • Daily UK flights

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

  • 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.