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Release: Quarterly National Accounts, Q4 2013

Released: 28 March 2014 Next edition: 29 April 2014


Matthew Hughes

National Accounts Co-ordination Branch

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455827

Categories: Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

  • UK gross domestic product (GDP) in volume terms was estimated to have increased by 0.7% between Q3 2013 and Q4 2013, unrevised from the Second Estimate of GDP published 26 February 2014.

  • GDP is estimated to have increased by 1.7% in 2013, compared with 2012, revised down 0.1 percentage points from the previously estimated 1.8% increase.

  • Between Q4 2012 and Q4 2013 GDP in volume terms increased by 2.7%, unrevised from the previous estimate.

  • The households’ saving ratio was estimated to be 5.1% in 2013 compared with 7.3% in 2012.         

  • GDP in current prices was estimated to have increased by 1.6% between Q3 2013 and Q4 2013, a downward revision of 0.3 percentage points from the previous estimate of 1.9%.

Contains detailed breakdowns of the components of GDP as well as key sector accounts aggregates.

ONS publishes today an article titled : An Introduction to Reconciled Estimates of GDP. (666.6 Kb Pdf)


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