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With a nominal GDP of $2.4 trillion, Great Britain possesses the third-largest economy in Europe and the sixth largest economy in the world. With 73% of GDP concentrated in service sector, with Great Britain being a major global hub for finance and tourism. In the manufacturing sector, the automotive, aerospace, and pharmaceutical industries make up the substantial majority. Over the last five years, statistical indicators regarding the health of the overall British economy has declined, with government debt rising from 44% to 82.9$ of GDP, unemployment increasing from 5.2% to 7.6%, and the economy officially entering recession beginning in the final quarter of 2008.

Major United Kingdom Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
UK Consumer Price Index (NSA) Oct 2019 108.30 -0.18%
UK Inflation Rate Oct 2019 1.50% -11.76%
Employment (View all 1)
UK Unemployment Rate Aug 2019 3.80% -2.56%
Energy (View all 1)
United Kingdom Gas Rig Count Nov 2019 1.00 0.00%
United Kingdom Petroleum Products Demand Aug 2019 5.776M mt -3.27%
GDP (View all 1)
United Kingdom GDP (SCA) Q3 2019 615.16B EUR -2.50%
United Kingdom Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q3 2019 0.90% -64.00%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
UK General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2024 83.30% of GDP -0.60%
House Prices (View all 1)
United Kingdom House Price Index Q1 2019 147.41 0.00%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
3-Month LIBOR based on US Dollar Nov 29 2019 1.91% -0.07%
United Kingdom Long Term Interest Rate Oct 2019 0.61% 5.17%
Producer Prices (View all 3)
UK Producer Price Index: Net Sector Input (NSA) Oct 2019 113.10 -1.82%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
United Kingdom Economic Sentiment Indicator Nov 2019 90.90 1.22%
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United Kingdom Sources

Office for National Statistics

Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
UK Public Sector Finances Report Nov 21, 04:31 EST
UK Retail Sales Report Nov 14, 04:37 EST
UK Producer Price Index Report Nov 13, 04:38 EST
UK Consumer Price Index Report Nov 13, 04:38 EST
UK House Price Index Report Nov 13, 04:32 EST
UK Labor Market Statistics Report Nov 12, 04:36 EST
UK Industrial Production Index Report Nov 11, 04:33 EST



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