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Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2016
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
38 875
 
37 197
 
36 274
 
36 774
 
37 788
 
39 229
 
40 343
 
41 452
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
39 007
 
37 328
 
36 740
 
37 217
 
37 739
 
38 996
 
39 817
 
40 631
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
0.8
 
2.8
 
1.1
 
-1.6
 
2.1
 
-0.1
 
1.5
 
3.4
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
-0.6
 
-4.3
 
1.9
 
1.5
 
1.3
 
1.9
 
3.1
 
2.2
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-0.8
 
3.8
 
5.7
 
3.4
 
2.7
 
0.6
 
0.5
 
-0.2
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
-6.5
 
-15.2
 
5.0
 
1.9
 
2.3
 
3.2
 
6.7
 
3.3
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Industry including energy
%
14.8
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.6
 
14.2
 
13.3
 
Construction
%
6.3
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
17.8
 
17.6
 
18.0
 
17.8
 
17.6
 
18.0
 
18.4
 
18.6
 
Information, communication
%
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.5
 
Finance and insurance
%
7.7
 
9.1
 
8.2
 
7.9
 
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.2
 
Real estate
%
12.8
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
12.1
 
12.6
 
12.2
 
12.6
 
13.0
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
11.2
 
11.1
 
11.2
 
11.3
 
11.6
 
11.9
 
12.1
 
12.3
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
18.7
 
20.0
 
20.1
 
19.8
 
19.5
 
18.9
 
18.4
 
18.4
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
3.7
 
3.8
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-4.9
 
-10.5
 
-9.5
 
-7.6
 
-8.3
 
-5.7
 
-5.6
 
-4.2
 
General government debt
% of GDP
63.4
 
77.0
 
89.1
 
103.3
 
107.0
 
102.8
 
113.3
 
112.0
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
40.3
 
38.0
 
38.7
 
39.0
 
38.3
 
39.2
 
38.2
 
38.8
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
45.2
 
48.5
 
48.3
 
46.7
 
46.5
 
44.8
 
43.8
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.5
 
7.2
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
7.7
 
e 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
21.6
 
23.9
 
22.8
 
22.7
 
23.0
 
22.5
 
21.7
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
5.7
 
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.6
 
5.9
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
2.7
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.43
 
0.51
 
0.57
 
0.56
 
0.56
 
0.71
 
0.70
 
0.71
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
34.0
 
32.3
 
32.8
 
33.6
 
33.0
 
32.9
 
32.6
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
10.2
 
9.8
 
9.4
 
9.4
 
9.1
 
9.1
 
9.0
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
3.4
 
2.6
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.7
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
9.8
 
9.4
 
10.1
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
10.8
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
32.8
 
32.4
 
32.6
 
32.5
 
32.1
 
31.4
 
31.0
 
30.8
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
29.9
 
28.5
 
31.0
 
32.2
 
32.0
 
32.0
 
30.1
 
29.4
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
26.9
 
26.2
 
28.3
 
30.5
 
29.8
 
29.8
 
28.1
 
27.3
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-174.1
 
-135.1
 
-150.4
 
-152.2
 
-175.7
 
-188.6
 
-201.8
 
-193.0
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
640.7
 
492.3
 
567.7
 
646.2
 
653.7
 
662.5
 
684.1
 
628.2
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
466.5
 
357.2
 
417.3
 
494.0
 
477.9
 
473.9
 
482.2
 
435.2
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
89.5
 
81.5
 
84.6
 
108.8
 
116.6
 
127.3
 
142.2
 
134.1
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
215.1
 
182.8
 
184.3
 
193.8
 
196.4
 
208.0
 
218.0
 
210.4
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
304.6
 
264.3
 
268.9
 
302.7
 
313.0
 
335.3
 
360.2
 
344.5
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-3.5
 
-3.0
 
-2.7
 
-1.8
 
-3.7
 
-4.4
 
-4.7
 
-5.4
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
1 631 563
 
1 643 017
 
1 686 191
 
1 728 556
 
1 693 955
 
1 796 164
 
1 681 948
 
1 563 856
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
911 115
 
1 026 351
 
1 068 143
 
1 157 485
 
1 440 525
 
1 512 648
 
1 628 573
 
1 553 683
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
91 798
 
89 796
 
58 180
 
42 196
 
55 626
 
51 673
 
44 845
 
38 382
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
197 411
 
28 993
 
48 075
 
95 578
 
20 767
 
40 481
 
-148 383
 
-76 545
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
3.6
 
2.2
 
3.3
 
4.5
 
2.8
 
2.6
 
1.5
 
0.0
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.6
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
1.6
 
1.1
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
9.1
 
5.4
 
3.4
 
5.5
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
-0.2
 
-2.6
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
17.0
 
0.2
 
6.1
 
12.2
 
4.9
 
3.4
 
0.1
 
-7.6
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
9.5
 
-2.3
 
4.1
 
7.4
 
2.2
 
1.1
 
-1.4
 
-4.3
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.59
 
3.65
 
3.62
 
3.14
 
1.92
 
2.39
 
2.57
 
1.90
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
0.65
 
0.66
 
0.69
 
0.70
 
0.70
 
0.69
 
0.70
 
0.69
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
0.54
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
0.62
 
0.63
 
0.64
 
0.61
 
0.65
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
113
 
101
 
104
 
107
 
108
 
109
 
117
 
118
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
207.8
 
195.9
 
202.8
 
188.0
 
193.8
 
191.6
 
179.4
 
180.0
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.08
 
0.08
 
0.07
 
0.07
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
5 493.4
 
6 180.6
 
6 796.4
 
7 674.7
 
8 351.1
 
10 116.1
 
11 408.0
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
99.34
 
62.39
 
80.60
 
113.49
 
112.62
 
110.27
 
100.07
 
53.81
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
78.0
 
81.2
 
82.6
 
84.6
 
87.2
 
88.2
 
..
 
89.9
 
Households with access to internet
%
71.1
 
76.7
 
79.6
 
82.7
 
86.8
 
88.4
 
89.9
 
91.3
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
409
 
395
 
412
 
405
 
401
 
406
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
179
 
189
 
197
 
195
 
232
 
217
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
176
 
197
 
201
 
199
 
206
 
171
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
33 424
 
32 507
 
31 955
 
31 066
 
30 413
 
30 890
 
31 131
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
548
 
529
 
516
 
498
 
484
 
488
 
489
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
508
 
459
 
477
 
439
 
462
 
449
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
38
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
42
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10 017
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10 085
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
24 338
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
10.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.4
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
19.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
17.0
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
52.1
 
47.9
 
46.8
 
45.8
 
46.2
 
46.3
 
48.1
 
50.1
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
81.3
 
80.1
 
79.8
 
80.0
 
80.5
 
80.9
 
82.1
 
82.4
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
58.0
 
57.5
 
57.2
 
56.7
 
58.1
 
59.8
 
61.0
 
62.2
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
24.7
 
25.0
 
24.6
 
24.1
 
24.0
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
13.9
 
14.6
 
14.5
 
15.4
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.3
 
18.3
 
19.1
 
18.7
 
19.7
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
9.6
 
9.6
 
10.6
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
5.6
 
7.5
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.5
 
6.1
 
5.3
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
6.1
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.3
 
8.0
 
6.4
 
5.5
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
5.1
 
6.4
 
6.9
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.0
 
5.8
 
5.1
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
24.2
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
33.5
 
34.7
 
36.2
 
35.7
 
30.7
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
1.8
 
2.6
 
4.0
 
0.1
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
-0.6
 
2.2
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 659
 
1 651
 
1 650
 
1 634
 
1 654
 
1 666
 
1 677
 
1 674
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
39 061
 
38 609
 
38 166
 
38 825
 
37 683
 
39 506
 
41 503
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.5
 
8.8
 
8.8
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.9
 
8.9
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
60 982
 
61 424
 
61 915
 
62 435
 
62 859
 
63 238
 
63 650
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
17.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
..
 
Eldery population aged 65 and over
% of population
16.2
 
15.8
 
15.9
 
16.1
 
16.6
 
17.0
 
17.3
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
10.7
 
11.1
 
11.2
 
11.7
 
11.9
 
12.3
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
6.8
 
7.0
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.7
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
6.2
 
8.8
 
9.0
 
8.8
 
8.6
 
8.4
 
6.6
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.8
 
8.4
 
7.7
 
9.3
 
8.1
 
7.2
 
6.1
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
4.9
 
6.2
 
6.8
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
6.7
 
5.5
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
6.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
9.7
 
10.3
 
9.9
 
8.2
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.8
 
80.4
 
80.6
 
81.0
 
81.0
 
81.1
 
e 
81.4
 
e 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.7
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.1
 
79.2
 
e 
79.5
 
e 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.8
 
82.4
 
82.6
 
83.0
 
82.8
 
82.9
 
e 
83.2
 
e 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
61.4
 
61.3
 
62.8
 
61.7
 
61.9
 
62.1
 
61.7
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
193 017
 
170 343
 
182 839
 
185 511
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
759 850
 
755 833
 
742 043
 
740 279
 
742 147
 
737 241
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
43
 
38
 
30
 
31
 
28
 
28
 
29
 
..
 
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