Business investment in the UK increased by 2.4 percent on quarter in the April-June period of 2021, rebounding from a 10.7 percent fall in the previous period though it is still 15.3 percent below its pre-pandemic levels, preliminary estimates showed. Evidence from the Bank of England’s Decision Maker Panel survey found that in Quarter 2, overall uncertainty for businesses has improved. The percentage of businesses that viewed the overall level of uncertainty facing their business as high or very high was 50 percent in June 2021, the lowest level since February 2020. Coronavirus remained the largest source of uncertainty for 25 percent of businesses in June, down from 32 percent in May. Year-on-year, business investment advanced 9.7 percent. source: Office for National Statistics
Private Investment in the United Kingdom averaged 0.97 percent from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 60.70 percent in the second quarter of 2005 and a record low of -33.70 percent in the third quarter of 2005. This page provides - United Kingdom Business Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Business Investment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.
Private Investment in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Business Investment is projected to trend around 1.20 percent in 2022 and 0.80 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.