Business investment in the UK fell 0.6 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2022, compared to a preliminary estimate of a 0.5 percent decrease and following a 1 percent rise in the previous period. It marks the first quarterly decline since the first quarter 2021. Year-on-year, business investment advanced by 8.3 percent, compared to earlier estimates of an 8.5 percent rise and accelerating sharply from a 1 percent rise in the previous quarter. Business investment is now 9.2 percent below its pre-pandemic leve source: Office for National Statistics
Private Investment in the United Kingdom averaged 0.98 percent from 1967 until 2022, 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 July of 2022.
Private Investment in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.90 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 0.70 percent in 2023 and 0.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.