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Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2015
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Unit
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
37 425
 
37 743
 
36 295
 
35 924
 
36 534
 
37 383
 
38 256
 
39 562
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
37 781
 
37 807
 
36 357
 
36 320
 
36 957
 
37 264
 
37 904
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.1
 
0.6
 
2.7
 
1.0
 
-1.9
 
1.6
 
-0.2
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.6
 
-0.3
 
-4.3
 
1.9
 
1.6
 
0.7
 
1.7
 
2.6
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-0.2
 
-0.8
 
3.5
 
5.5
 
2.9
 
2.3
 
0.3
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
5.3
 
-4.7
 
-14.4
 
5.9
 
2.3
 
0.7
 
3.4
 
6.8
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
Industry
%
15.4
 
15.5
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
14.4
 
14.1
 
13.5
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
25.2
 
24.9
 
24.6
 
24.6
 
24.3
 
24.4
 
24.6
 
24.5
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
29.7
 
29.7
 
30.2
 
30.5
 
30.7
 
31.4
 
31.9
 
32.5
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
22.2
 
22.6
 
23.7
 
23.6
 
23.4
 
23.1
 
22.7
 
22.6
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.0
 
-5.1
 
-10.8
 
-9.7
 
-7.6
 
-8.3
 
-5.7
 
-5.7
 
General government debt
% of GDP
50.1
 
62.0
 
75.7
 
87.1
 
100.9
 
105.0
 
100.8
 
111.6
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
39.9
 
41.5
 
38.9
 
39.0
 
39.2
 
38.6
 
39.8
 
38.8
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
42.9
 
46.6
 
49.7
 
48.7
 
46.9
 
47.0
 
45.5
 
44.5
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.7
 
7.2
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
20.1
 
21.6
 
23.9
 
22.8
 
22.7
 
23.0
 
22.5
 
21.7
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
5.7
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.3
 
5.8
 
6.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
2.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.36
 
0.43
 
0.51
 
0.57
 
0.56
 
0.56
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
35.7
 
35.8
 
34.2
 
34.9
 
35.7
 
35.2
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
14.1
 
14.3
 
13.2
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
12.6
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.4
 
10.3
 
9.9
 
10.7
 
11.5
 
11.6
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
34.1
 
32.8
 
32.4
 
32.6
 
32.5
 
32.1
 
31.4
 
31.1
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
28.4
 
30.7
 
28.9
 
31.1
 
32.3
 
32.3
 
32.1
 
30.2
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
25.6
 
27.7
 
27.0
 
28.7
 
30.9
 
30.2
 
30.1
 
28.4
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
-156.6
 
..
 
-207.9
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
562.4
 
..
 
689.1
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
405.8
 
..
 
481.2
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
107.7
 
113.0
 
92.9
 
101.5
 
123.2
 
119.4
 
124.2
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
213.6
 
213.5
 
179.1
 
179.6
 
188.6
 
189.4
 
189.8
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
321.2
 
326.5
 
272.0
 
281.1
 
311.7
 
308.7
 
314.0
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-2.1
 
-0.9
 
-1.4
 
-2.6
 
-1.4
 
-3.6
 
-4.2
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 626 819
 
1 696 243
 
1 793 240
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
1 229 880
 
962 640
 
1 104 273
 
1 162 649
 
1 184 547
 
1 482 913
 
1 605 623
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
200 068
 
88 678
 
76 375
 
50 587
 
51 133
 
45 945
 
37 099
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
325 473
 
182 437
 
39 325
 
39 489
 
106 663
 
35 068
 
19 439
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.3
 
3.6
 
2.2
 
3.3
 
4.5
 
2.8
 
2.6
 
1.5
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.7
 
1.6
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
1.6
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
4.5
 
9.1
 
5.4
 
3.4
 
5.5
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
-0.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
5.4
 
17.0
 
0.2
 
6.1
 
12.2
 
4.9
 
3.4
 
0.1
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
3.0
 
9.5
 
-2.3
 
4.1
 
7.4
 
2.2
 
1.1
 
-1.4
 
Long-term interest rates
%
5.01
 
4.59
 
3.65
 
3.62
 
3.14
 
1.92
 
2.39
 
2.57
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
GBP per USD
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.66
 
0.69
 
0.70
 
0.70
 
0.70
 
0.70
 
Exchange rates
GBP per USD
0.50
 
0.54
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
0.62
 
0.63
 
0.64
 
0.61
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
125
 
113
 
101
 
104
 
107
 
108
 
109
 
117
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
211.0
 
208.2
 
196.5
 
201.8
 
188.1
 
192.4
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
2.2
 
2.6
 
3.2
 
3.3
 
4.1
 
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
73.80
 
99.34
 
62.39
 
80.60
 
113.49
 
112.62
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
29 084
 
27 293
 
22 961
 
23 732
 
23 234
 
20 080
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
79.6
 
82.7
 
86.8
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7 682
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
584
 
608
 
600
 
619
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
194
 
200
 
176
 
180
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
34 780
 
33 424
 
32 507
 
32 450
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
580
 
540
 
530
 
520
 
490
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
523
 
504
 
457
 
474
 
437
 
457
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
39.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 369
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
10 452
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
15 862
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
10.7
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
10.0
 
9.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
18.1
 
18.3
 
19.1
 
19.3
 
19.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
56.5
 
56.3
 
51.9
 
50.7
 
50.1
 
50.0
 
48.8
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
81.4
 
81.6
 
79.8
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.8
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
57.3
 
58.1
 
57.5
 
56.9
 
56.8
 
58.1
 
59.7
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
22.9
 
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
24.6
 
24.9
 
24.5
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
13.3
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
14.0
 
14.6
 
14.4
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
17.8
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
19.0
 
18.7
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
9.6
 
9.6
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
5.3
 
5.6
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
7.6
 
6.2
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
5.6
 
6.1
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.3
 
8.0
 
6.4
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
5.0
 
5.1
 
6.4
 
6.9
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.1
 
5.9
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
23.7
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
33.4
 
34.8
 
36.3
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
4.5
 
2.9
 
2.6
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
0.7
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 677
 
1 659
 
1 651
 
1 652
 
1 625
 
1 654
 
1 669
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
37 196
 
37 084
 
36 676
 
36 233
 
36 849
 
35 752
 
36 230
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.8
 
8.8
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
60 137
 
60 540
 
60 927
 
61 344
 
63 285
 
63 705
 
62 571
 
64 091
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
3.2
 
0.7
 
-1.8
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
17.6
 
17.6
 
17.6
 
17.4
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.5
 
15.6
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
16.5
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
17.8
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
12.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
5.4
 
6.2
 
8.8
 
9.0
 
8.8
 
8.5
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.9
 
6.8
 
8.4
 
7.7
 
9.3
 
8.2
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
4.5
 
4.9
 
6.2
 
6.8
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
8.6
 
6.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
9.7
 
10.5
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.4
 
80.6
 
81.0
 
81.0
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.6
 
77.7
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.1
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.8
 
81.8
 
82.4
 
82.6
 
83.0
 
82.8
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.1
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
24.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
6.3
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
204 714
 
193 017
 
170 343
 
182 839
 
185 512
 
185 872
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
762 513
 
759 416
 
755 391
 
741 589
 
739 724
 
742 854
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
50
 
43
 
38
 
31
 
31
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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