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2011 Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2011

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Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2011-2012
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Unit
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
1 777.7
 
1 902.6
 
1 971.3
 
2 118.7
 
2 178.4
 
2 260.5
 
2 172.0
 
2 233.9
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
29 849
 
31 791
 
32 724
 
34 971
 
35 719
 
36 817
 
35 151
 
35 917
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
30 255
 
32 246
 
33 272
 
35 160
 
36 183
 
37 484
 
35 648
 
36 427
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
3.1
 
0.4
 
2.2
 
1.1
 
0.2
 
2.2
 
1.0
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.8
 
3.0
 
2.2
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
-0.1
 
-4.9
 
1.4
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
0.4
 
-1.6
 
-1.2
 
-2.2
 
-3.2
 
-2.8
 
1.2
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
1.1
 
5.1
 
2.4
 
6.4
 
7.8
 
-5.0
 
-15.4
 
3.7
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-1.7
 
0.0
 
7.6
 
0.8
 
-4.8
 
-0.2
 
-4.9
 
-3.5
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
-0.7
 
1.1
 
-1.3
 
0.0
 
0.1
 
-3.1
 
-10.1
 
2.1
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
2.7
 
0.8
 
1.4
 
1.2
 
1.0
 
0.1
 
0.4
 
0.8
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.7
 
-3.6
 
-3.3
 
-2.7
 
-2.8
 
-4.8
 
-10.8
 
-10.3
 
General government debt
% of GDP
41.5
 
43.8
 
46.4
 
46.1
 
47.2
 
57.0
 
72.4
 
82.4
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
38.7
 
39.6
 
40.8
 
41.5
 
41.2
 
42.6
 
40.3
 
40.7
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
42.4
 
43.1
 
44.0
 
44.3
 
44.1
 
47.4
 
51.2
 
51.0
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.2
 
6.5
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
7.2
 
8.2
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.6
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
19.8
 
20.5
 
20.6
 
20.4
 
20.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.4
 
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
2.9
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.34
 
0.36
 
0.47
 
0.51
 
0.36
 
0.43
 
0.51
 
0.56
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
34.3
 
34.8
 
35.7
 
36.5
 
36.2
 
35.7
 
34.3
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.6
 
12.8
 
13.7
 
14.5
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
13.2
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.2
 
11.1
 
10.8
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.3
 
10.0
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
33.8
 
33.9
 
33.9
 
34.0
 
34.1
 
32.8
 
32.5
 
32.7
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
27.8
 
28.0
 
29.8
 
31.6
 
29.7
 
31.9
 
30.1
 
32.8
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
25.5
 
25.3
 
26.4
 
28.5
 
26.6
 
29.3
 
28.0
 
29.4
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-85.8
 
-119.1
 
-131.4
 
-150.1
 
-184.7
 
-177.0
 
-132.2
 
-153.9
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
393.5
 
468.1
 
515.8
 
598.4
 
624.7
 
638.6
 
484.7
 
558.6
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
307.7
 
349.0
 
384.4
 
448.4
 
440.0
 
461.6
 
352.4
 
404.7
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
36.9
 
52.1
 
46.8
 
64.0
 
93.6
 
101.4
 
82.1
 
76.2
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
130.3
 
154.8
 
169.7
 
183.7
 
213.1
 
213.5
 
173.1
 
175.5
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
167.2
 
206.9
 
216.7
 
247.3
 
306.4
 
312.8
 
254.5
 
251.6
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-1.6
 
-2.1
 
-2.6
 
-3.4
 
-2.6
 
-1.6
 
-1.7
 
-2.5
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 802 757
 
1 524 953
 
1 674 159
 
1 689 332
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 229 880
 
974 503
 
1 056 495
 
1 086 132
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
94 375
 
79 995
 
82 808
 
325 473
 
160 425
 
44 424
 
11 016
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
57 178
 
177 868
 
156 218
 
200 808
 
91 132
 
71 208
 
44 696
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
1.4
 
1.3
 
2.0
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
3.6
 
2.2
 
3.3
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.3
 
1.1
 
1.5
 
1.3
 
1.7
 
1.6
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
1.2
 
0.7
 
1.5
 
2.5
 
4.5
 
9.1
 
5.4
 
3.4
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
2.7
 
6.2
 
11.0
 
14.7
 
5.4
 
17.0
 
0.2
 
6.1
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
1.1
 
2.2
 
4.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
9.5
 
-1.5
 
5.5
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.53
 
4.88
 
4.41
 
4.50
 
5.01
 
4.59
 
3.65
 
3.61
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
GBP per USD
0.64
 
0.63
 
0.64
 
0.63
 
0.64
 
0.64
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
Exchange rates
GBP per USD
0.61
 
0.55
 
0.55
 
0.54
 
0.50
 
0.54
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
108
 
114
 
114
 
115
 
125
 
111
 
98
 
98
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
222.2
 
221.9
 
222.4
 
219.0
 
210.3
 
208.1
 
196.8
 
204.2
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
3.73
 
3.71
 
3.69
 
3.61
 
3.45
 
3.39
 
3.18
 
3.28
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.13
 
0.13
 
0.13
 
0.12
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.12
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
1.2
 
1.5
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.2
 
2.6
 
3.2
 
3.3
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
29.13
 
37.75
 
53.79
 
65.00
 
73.80
 
99.34
 
62.39
 
80.60
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
24.5
 
25.0
 
24.6
 
24.7
 
23.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
28.1
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
60.2
 
..
 
..
 
71.1
 
76.7
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
200
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
150
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
640
 
654
 
670
 
614
 
610
 
980
 
840
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
207
 
195
 
165
 
152
 
157
 
148
 
147
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
32 600
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
590
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
540
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
534
 
534
 
533
 
534
 
521
 
512
 
466
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
36.9
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2008 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 168.8
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2008 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
15 309.6
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
59.7
 
60.1
 
58.6
 
57.3
 
55.9
 
56.4
 
52.1
 
50.9
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.7
 
80.7
 
81.1
 
81.2
 
81.3
 
81.6
 
79.8
 
79.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
55.4
 
56.2
 
56.7
 
57.4
 
57.4
 
58.2
 
57.5
 
56.7
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.5
 
23.6
 
23.0
 
23.2
 
22.9
 
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
13.2
 
13.6
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
13.3
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
17.6
 
18.3
 
17.4
 
17.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
8.2
 
8.3
 
7.7
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
5.0
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
5.5
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
6.2
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
6.4
 
6.8
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
21.5
 
20.6
 
21.0
 
22.3
 
23.7
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
4.7
 
3.7
 
3.3
 
4.3
 
4.9
 
1.9
 
2.8
 
4.2
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 674
 
1 674
 
1 673
 
1 668
 
1 670
 
1 665
 
1 643
 
1 647
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
1.75
 
1.68
 
1.73
 
1.75
 
1.78
 
1.77
 
1.85
 
1.82
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
7.1
 
7.5
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
7.6
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
59 557
 
59 846
 
59 402
 
59 744
 
60 124
 
60 520
 
60 930
 
61 349
 
Population growth rates
%
0.4
 
0.5
 
-0.7
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
18.4
 
18.2
 
18.2
 
18.0
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.7
 
17.6
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
16.0
 
16.0
 
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.7
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
8.6
 
8.9
 
9.4
 
9.6
 
10.3
 
11.0
 
11.3
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
4.7
 
4.9
 
5.2
 
5.7
 
6.4
 
6.8
 
7.1
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
4.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.8
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.3
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.5
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
78.3
 
79.0
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.4
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.2
 
76.8
 
77.1
 
77.3
 
77.6
 
77.8
 
78.3
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
80.5
 
81.2
 
81.3
 
81.7
 
81.8
 
81.9
 
82.5
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
e 
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
61.0
 
62.0
 
60.0
 
62.0
 
60.7
 
61.4
 
61.3
 
..
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.2
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
9.4
 
9.0
 
9.3
 
10.9
 
10.7
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
15.3
 
14.8
 
16.8
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
19.1
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
186 394
 
192 925
 
197 815
 
202 042
 
207 520
 
197 623
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
761 000
 
769 200
 
765 600
 
776 800
 
782 900
 
778 869
 
730 700
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
62
 
57
 
55
 
55
 
50
 
43
 
38
 
..
 
Last updated: 18 January 2012
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