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Key Figures

Prices, Inflation and Productivity

  • Consumer Prices Index 2.8% (March 2013)
    CPI annual inflation stands at 2.8 per cent in March, unchanged from February (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 16 April 2013
  • Retail Sales March 2013 101.8 (March 2013)
    a change on 3 months on same period a year earlier of 0.4%. (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 18 April 2013
  • 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 177.7, a rise of 0.4% in the year to March 2013. (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 16 April 2013
  • The output price index stands at 130.2, a rise of 2.0% in the year to March 2013. (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 16 April 2013
  • The net sector aggregate of selected Services Producer Price Indices stands at 117.3, a rise of 1.2% in the year to Quarter 4 2012. (Quarterly), UK. Last updated: 12 February 2013
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Labour Market

  • Employment rate 71.4% (December 2012-February 2013)
    virtually unchanged on September-November 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 17 April 2013
  • Unemployment rate 7.9% (December 2012-February 2013)
    up 0.2 percentage points on September-November 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 17 April 2013
  • 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) 1,531,000 (March 2013)
    down 7,000 on February 2013 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 17 April 2013
  • Vacancies 495,000 (January-March 2013)
    up 1,000 on October-December 2012 (Monthly), UK. Last updated: 17 April 2013
  • AWE annual growth rate - regular pay 1.0% (December 2012-February 2013)
    down 0.3 on November 2012-January 2013 (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 17 April 2013
  • AWE annual growth rate - total pay 0.8% (December 2012-February 2013)
    down 0.4 on November 2012-January 2013 (Monthly), GB. Last updated: 17 April 2013
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National Accounts Economic Activity

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Health

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Population and Migration

  • Total population (UK) 63.2 million (2011 Census Day Estimate)
    An increase of 4.1 million since the 2001 Census (Annually), UK. Last updated: 17 December 2012
  • Number of births (UK) 807,776 (2011)
    505 more births than in 2010 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 18 December 2012
  • Number of deaths (UK) 552,232 (2011)
    9,434 less deaths than in 2010 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 18 December 2012
  • 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) 163,000 (year ending June 2012)
    an estimated decrease of 84,000 since the year ending June 2011 (Annually), UK. Last updated: 28 February 2013
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Crime and Justice

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Environment

  • Oil reserves 2.5 billion tonnes (2010)
    Decrease 2.5 billion tonnes (1990) (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
  • Use of coal 32.5 Mtoe (2010)
    Halved from 66.2 Mtoe (1990) (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
  • Energy intensity 0.7 thousand tonnes (2010)
    15.7 per cent lower than 1997 (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
  • Use of renewable energy 7.1 Mtoe (2010)
    Increased from 1.3 Mtoe (1990) (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
  • UK greenhouse gas emissions 664 Mtoe (2010)
    Increased by 3.0 percent (2009) (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
  • Energy consumption 223.9 Mtoe (2010)
    Increased by 3 per cent (2009) (Ad-hoc), England. Last updated: 29 November 2012
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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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