Components of GDP: data on the components that make up GDP, including household consumption, government spending, investment, trade and output by sector.Jump to full report >>
Overall, GDP is estimated to have increased by 0.4% in real terms in Q3 2017 compared with the quarter before.
In 2015, the service sector accounted for 80% of economic output, the production sector for 13%, construction for 6% and agriculture for 1%.
In Q3 2017, service sector output increased by 0.4% in real terms compared with Q2, the same as in the previous quarter.
Manufacturing output was up by 1.0% (the production sector overall was up by 1.0%). Output in the construction sector was down by 0.7%.
Household consumption is the largest element of expenditure, accounting for 63% of the total in 2016. Government consumption accounted for 19% and investment for 16%.
In Q2 2017, household consumption grew by 0.2% in real terms - its lowest growth since 2014. Government consumption was up 0.1% and investment was up 0.6%. Exports increased by 1.7% and imports increased by 0.2%.
Commons Briefing papers SN02787
Author: Lorna Booth
Topic: Economic situation