UK GDP Growth Accelerates in Q3


UK Gross Domestic Product rose by 0.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2011, driven by strength in the Services sector and the Production sector. The Construction sector showed a small decline.

Output of the production industries increased by 0.5 per cent in 2011 Q3, compared with a fall of 1.2 per cent in the previous quarter.

Construction sector output decreased by 0.6 per cent in 2011 Q3, compared with an increase of 1.1 per cent in the previous quarter.

Output of the service industries increased by 0.7 per cent in 2011 Q3, compared with a rise of 0.2 per cent in the previous quarter.

GDP in volume terms increased by 0.5 per cent in 2011 Q3 compared with 2010 Q3.


TradingEconomics.com, UK Office for National Statistics
11/1/2011 11:14:15 AM