Monthly economic analysis

Read quick-fire monthly analysis of the latest UK and international economic indicators.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

The latest statistics around UK and international GDP and productivity.

Business and trade

Explore the latest data on UK sector performance, trade statistics, and consumer confidence.

  • The service industries include the retail sector, the financial sector, the public sector, business administration, leisure and cultural activities.

  • Latest statistics on UK's trade performance and balance of payments.

Employment and earnings

Summaries of the latest data on UK average earnings, employment, and unemployment.

Finance and monetary policy

Quick-read summaries of the latest data on financial indicators, monetary policy, and public finances.

  • Data on the value of the pound relative to other major international currencies.

  • Data on both the CPI and RPI inflation indices.

  • Data on interest rates from the UK, eurozone and the US; a summary of the Bank of England’s and international quantitative easing policy.

Housing and households

Up-to-date data and summaries on household debt and the housing market.

  • Data on the latest household debt statistics, including net lending, mortgage interest rates and insolvencies.

  • Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.

The UK economy data dashboard

Explore and download headline UK economic data using our interactive dashboard.