Gross Domestic Product Preliminary Estimate - Q4 2011-continued

Key Points
Updated 25/1/2012 - Correction Note: A production error was discovered in the GDP preliminary estimate Q4 2011, originally published at 9.30am on 25th January 2012. The series affected are the 2011 annual pounds million level (ABMI), and the annual index level (YBEZ). All associated growth rates were correct at the time of publishing, and the error has now been corrected.
The chained volume measure of GDP decreased by 0.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011
Output of the production industries decreased by 1.2 per cent in Q4 2011, compared with an increase of 0.2 per cent in the previous quarter
Construction sector output decreased by 0.5 per cent in Q4 2011, compared with an increase of 0.3 per cent in the previous quarter
Output of the service industries was unchanged in Q4 2011, following a rise of 0.7 per cent in the previous quarter
GDP in volume terms increased by 0.8 per cent in Q4 2011 compared with Q4 2010

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Source: Office for National Statistics


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