Preliminary estimate for GDP containing constant price Gross Value Added (GVA), by industrial sector.



The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and readily accessible
  • are produced according to sound methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.

Pre-release access list for UK GDP, preliminary estimate: July to September 2017

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Exceptional pre-release access was granted by Jonathan Athow and John Pullinger

Department List A: Officials – External Access prior to release
Bank of England Manager 48 hour
Bank of England Economist 48 hour
Bank of England Governor 48 hour
Bank of England Deputy Governor 48 hour
Bank of England Governor's Private Secretary 48 hour
Bank of England Governor's Assistant Private Secretary 48 hour
Bank of England Governor's Economic Assistant 48 hour
Bank of England Governor's Office Support 48 hour