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2013 Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2013

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2013

Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2013
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Unit
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
31 766
 
32 732
 
34 999
 
35 736
 
35 882
 
34 487
 
35 687
 
35 441
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
32 226
 
33 281
 
35 215
 
36 234
 
36 665
 
34 971
 
35 844
 
35 885
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
0.4
 
2.0
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.3
 
1.5
 
0.5
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.6
 
3.6
 
-1.0
 
-4.0
 
1.8
 
0.8
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-1.7
 
-1.5
 
-2.5
 
-3.1
 
-1.8
 
3.1
 
2.7
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
5.1
 
2.4
 
6.4
 
8.1
 
-4.8
 
-13.4
 
3.1
 
-1.2
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
0.9
 
-0.8
 
0.1
 
0.5
 
-2.8
 
-9.1
 
2.1
 
-0.8
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
3.7
 
6.6
 
5.6
 
6.8
 
0.8
 
-3.5
 
0.8
 
1.5
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.5
 
-3.4
 
-2.7
 
-2.7
 
-5.0
 
-11.4
 
-10.1
 
-8.2
 
General government debt
% of GDP
50.7
 
53.4
 
53.0
 
53.5
 
63.9
 
79.5
 
88.8
 
104.9
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
39.6
 
40.4
 
41.3
 
41.0
 
42.6
 
39.9
 
40.1
 
40.5
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
43.0
 
43.8
 
44.0
 
43.7
 
47.6
 
51.2
 
50.3
 
48.7
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.5
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
7.2
 
8.2
 
8.0
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
20.4
 
20.5
 
20.3
 
20.4
 
21.8
 
24.1
 
23.7
 
23.9
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
5.4
 
5.7
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
6.2
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
3.3
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
0.51
 
0.36
 
0.43
 
0.51
 
0.57
 
0.56
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
34.8
 
35.7
 
36.4
 
36.0
 
35.7
 
34.3
 
35.0
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.8
 
13.7
 
14.5
 
14.2
 
14.3
 
13.2
 
13.1
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.1
 
10.8
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.3
 
9.9
 
10.8
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
33.9
 
33.9
 
34.0
 
34.1
 
32.8
 
32.4
 
32.6
 
32.5
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
28.3
 
29.8
 
31.7
 
29.6
 
32.1
 
30.3
 
32.7
 
34.1
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
25.5
 
27.0
 
29.1
 
26.9
 
29.8
 
28.8
 
30.5
 
32.5
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-119.1
 
-131.4
 
-150.1
 
-184.7
 
-177.0
 
-132.2
 
-156.6
 
-162.3
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
468.1
 
515.8
 
598.4
 
624.7
 
638.6
 
484.7
 
562.4
 
634.4
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
349.0
 
384.4
 
448.4
 
440.0
 
461.6
 
352.4
 
405.8
 
472.1
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
51.0
 
60.4
 
76.2
 
105.8
 
111.8
 
97.0
 
103.5
 
122.4
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
160.5
 
173.6
 
190.0
 
213.8
 
215.1
 
178.1
 
177.9
 
188.0
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
211.5
 
234.2
 
265.9
 
319.3
 
324.9
 
274.5
 
281.4
 
310.3
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-2.1
 
-2.1
 
-2.9
 
-2.3
 
-1.0
 
-1.3
 
-2.5
 
-1.9
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 579 715
 
1 626 819
 
1 731 065
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 104 273
 
1 162 649
 
1 198 850
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
82 808
 
325 473
 
182 437
 
39 325
 
39 489
 
107 076
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
156 218
 
200 068
 
88 678
 
76 375
 
50 587
 
53 944
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
1.4
 
2.0
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
3.6
 
2.2
 
3.3
 
4.5
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.1
 
1.5
 
1.3
 
1.7
 
1.6
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
0.7
 
1.5
 
2.5
 
4.5
 
9.1
 
5.6
 
3.4
 
5.5
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
6.3
 
11.0
 
14.7
 
5.6
 
17.0
 
0.4
 
6.1
 
12.2
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.2
 
4.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
9.5
 
-1.5
 
5.5
 
7.9
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.88
 
4.41
 
4.50
 
5.01
 
4.59
 
3.65
 
3.61
 
3.12
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
GBP per USD
0.63
 
0.64
 
0.63
 
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.66
 
0.68
 
Exchange rates
GBP per USD
0.55
 
0.55
 
0.54
 
0.50
 
0.54
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
0.62
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
114
 
114
 
115
 
125
 
113
 
100
 
99
 
102
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
221.9
 
222.4
 
219.0
 
211.0
 
208.4
 
197.1
 
202.5
 
189.0
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.09
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
1.5
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.2
 
2.6
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
4.1
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
37.75
 
53.79
 
65.00
 
73.80
 
99.34
 
62.39
 
80.60
 
113.49
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
25.0
 
24.6
 
24.7
 
23.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.2
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
60.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
79.6
 
82.7
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
10 320
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8 350
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
654
 
670
 
614
 
610
 
551
 
580
 
597
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
195
 
165
 
152
 
157
 
179
 
196
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
35 120
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
32 450
 
32 600
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
590
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
530
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
535
 
533
 
535
 
523
 
513
 
466
 
484
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
29.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
38.2
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 602
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 338
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
10.9
 
10.7
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
10.0
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
19.1
 
19.3
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
60.1
 
58.7
 
57.6
 
56.5
 
56.3
 
51.9
 
50.7
 
50.1
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.7
 
81.1
 
81.2
 
81.4
 
81.6
 
79.8
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
56.2
 
56.7
 
57.3
 
57.3
 
58.1
 
57.5
 
56.9
 
56.8
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.6
 
23.0
 
23.2
 
22.9
 
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
24.6
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
13.6
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
13.3
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
18.3
 
17.4
 
17.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
8.3
 
7.7
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.7
 
4.8
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
6.1
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
4.3
 
4.3
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
6.4
 
6.8
 
7.3
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
20.6
 
21.0
 
22.3
 
23.7
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
33.4
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
3.7
 
3.4
 
4.4
 
5.1
 
1.9
 
3.0
 
3.8
 
2.0
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 674
 
1 673
 
1 669
 
1 677
 
1 659
 
1 651
 
1 652
 
1 625
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
32 524
 
34 081
 
35 331
 
37 219
 
37 018
 
36 731
 
35 615
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
7.5
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
7.6
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
59 031
 
59 408
 
59 751
 
60 137
 
60 540
 
60 927
 
61 344
 
61 761
 
Population growth rates
%
-0.9
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
18.4
 
18.2
 
18.0
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
17.6
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.6
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
16.2
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
9.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
12.9
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
5.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.4
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.8
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9.1
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9.7
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.0
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.0
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.4
 
80.6
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.8
 
77.1
 
77.3
 
77.6
 
77.8
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.2
 
81.3
 
81.7
 
81.8
 
81.9
 
82.5
 
82.6
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
4.2
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
62.8
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
3.0
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
192 925
 
197 815
 
202 042
 
207 520
 
197 623
 
176 743
 
183 815
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
757 789
 
753 377
 
763 364
 
770 281
 
767 626
 
760 139
 
707 116
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
57
 
55
 
55
 
50
 
43
 
38
 
31
 
..
 
Last updated: 28 February 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: OECD Factbook statistics. For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2013 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2013-en)
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