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Key Figures

Prices, Inflation and Productivity

  • Consumer Prices Index 2.5% (August 2012)
    CPI annual inflation stands at 2.5 per cent in August, down from 2.6 per cent in July (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 18 September 2012
  • Retail Prices Index 2.9% (August 2012)
    RPI annual inflation stands at 2.9 per cent in August, down from 3.2 per cent in July (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 18 September 2012
  • Retail Sales August 2012 101.8 (August 2012)
    a change on 3 months on same period a year earlier of 2.4 per cent (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 20 September 2012
  • Total Public Service Productivity 96.7 (The key figure relates to 2008)
    A fall of 0.9 percentage points from 2007 (Annually), England. This is an index number 1997=100. Last updated: 27 July 2010
  • Total Health Productivity 97.3 (The key figure relates to 2009)
    A rise of 0.7 percentage points from 2008 (Annually), England. This is an index number. 1995=100. Last updated: 29 March 2011
  • The input price index stands at 170.4, a rise of 1.4% in the year to August 2012. (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 07 September 2012
  • The output price index stands at 128.1, a rise of 2.2% in the year to August 2012. (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 07 September 2012
  • The net sector aggregate of selected Services Producer Price Indices stands at 116.8, a rise of 1.0% in the year to Quarter 2 2012. (Quarterly), UK. Last updated: 22 August 2012
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Labour Market

  • Employment rate 71.2% (May-July 2012)
    up 0.5 percentage points on February-April 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 12 September 2012
  • Unemployment rate 8.1% (May-July 2012)
    down 0.1 percentage points on February-April 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 12 September 2012
  • Workless households 3.68 million (April-June 2012)
    down 153,000 on April-June 2011 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 29 August 2012
  • Children in workless households 1.75 million (April-June 2012)
    down 60,000 on April-June 2011 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 29 August 2012
  • Claimant Count (JSA) 1,570,500 (August 2012)
    down 15,000 on July 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 12 September 2012
  • Vacancies 473,000 (June-August 2012)
    up 5,000 on March-May 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 12 September 2012
  • up 0.1 on April-June 2012 (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 12 September 2012
  • AWE annual growth rate - total pay 1.5% (May-July 2012)
    down 0.3 on April-June 2012 (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 12 September 2012
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National Accounts Economic Activity

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Health

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Population and Migration

  • Total population (UK) 62.3 million (mid-2010)
    An increase of 470,000 since mid-2009 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 30 June 2011
  • Number of births (UK) 807,271 (2010)
    17,067 more births than in 2009 (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 16 January 2012
  • Number of deaths (UK) 561,666 (2010)
    2,049 more deaths than in 2009. Last updated: 06 December 2011
  • An increase of 0.2 years since 2007-2009 (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 September 2011
  • Male life expectancy at birth (UK) 78.1 years (2008-10)
    An increase of 0.4 years since 2007-2009 (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 September 2011
  • Net migration (UK) 216,000 (year ending December 2011)
    an estimated decrease of 36,000 since the year ending December 2010 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 30 August 2012
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Crime and Justice

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Environment

  • Acid rain precursors 2.2 million tonnes SO2 equivalent (2009)
    a 12.4% decrease compared with 2008 (Annually), England. Last updated: 29 June 2011
  • Energy intensity 61.8 (1990=100) (2009)
    a 3.8% decrease compared with 2008 (Annually), England. Last updated: 30 November 2011
  • Environmental taxes £42.2 billion (2010)
    a 6.8% increase compared with 2009 (Annually), England. Last updated: 30 November 2011
  • UK greenhouse gas emissions 636 million tonnes CO2 equivalent (2009)
    an 8.4% decrease compared with 2008 (Annually), England. Last updated: 29 June 2011
  • Material productivity 204.8 (1990=100) (2009)
    a 7.2% increase compared with 2008 (Annually), England. Last updated: 30 November 2011
  • Value of UK oil and gas reserves £182.4 billion (2009)
    a 1.9% decrease compared with 2008 (Annually), England. Last updated: 29 June 2011
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Travel and Transport

  • Freight into and out of the UK 2,005 (thousand tonnes) (2009)
    A fall of 232 thousand tonnes from 2008 (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 24 February 2011
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