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2014 Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2014/1

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2014

Country statistical profile: United Kingdom 2014
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Unit
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
33 318
 
35 580
 
36 249
 
36 588
 
35 103
 
34 524
 
35 091
 
34 773
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
33 916
 
35 775
 
36 685
 
37 355
 
35 538
 
34 787
 
35 560
 
35 326
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
1.5
 
2.2
 
0.3
 
1.3
 
1.5
 
1.1
 
-1.3
 
2.7
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
3.2
 
2.8
 
3.4
 
-0.8
 
-5.2
 
1.7
 
1.1
 
0.3
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-2.3
 
-2.2
 
-3.7
 
-2.7
 
2.3
 
2.9
 
2.2
 
2.9
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
3.7
 
5.6
 
7.5
 
-6.9
 
-16.7
 
2.8
 
-2.4
 
0.8
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Industry
%
16.7
 
16.6
 
15.9
 
15.9
 
14.8
 
15.2
 
15.1
 
14.6
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
26.0
 
25.3
 
25.1
 
25.0
 
24.7
 
24.6
 
24.7
 
24.8
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
28.1
 
29.0
 
30.2
 
30.3
 
30.9
 
30.7
 
30.8
 
31.0
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
21.7
 
21.5
 
21.1
 
21.4
 
22.6
 
22.5
 
22.4
 
22.9
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.4
 
-2.8
 
-2.8
 
-5.0
 
-11.3
 
-10.0
 
-7.6
 
-6.1
 
General government debt
% of GDP
46.4
 
46.0
 
46.9
 
57.3
 
72.1
 
81.6
 
97.0
 
101.5
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
40.0
 
40.8
 
40.5
 
42.1
 
39.6
 
39.8
 
40.3
 
42.0
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
43.4
 
43.6
 
43.3
 
47.1
 
50.8
 
49.9
 
47.9
 
48.1
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.6
 
6.8
 
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
20.5
 
20.3
 
20.4
 
21.8
 
24.1
 
23.8
 
23.6
 
23.9
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.7
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.6
 
5.3
 
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
35.4
 
36.3
 
35.7
 
35.8
 
34.2
 
34.9
 
35.7
 
35.2
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
13.6
 
14.4
 
14.1
 
14.3
 
13.2
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
12.6
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.7
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
9.9
 
10.7
 
11.5
 
11.6
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
33.9
 
34.0
 
34.1
 
32.8
 
32.4
 
32.6
 
32.5
 
32.1
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
29.4
 
31.3
 
29.2
 
31.6
 
30.0
 
32.3
 
33.6
 
33.9
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
26.6
 
28.7
 
26.6
 
29.4
 
28.4
 
30.1
 
32.1
 
31.8
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-131.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
-156.6
 
..
 
-207.9
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
515.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
562.4
 
..
 
689.1
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
384.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
405.8
 
..
 
481.2
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
61.0
 
76.6
 
107.7
 
113.0
 
92.9
 
101.5
 
123.2
 
119.4
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
173.7
 
189.6
 
213.6
 
213.5
 
179.1
 
179.6
 
188.6
 
189.4
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
234.7
 
266.3
 
321.2
 
326.5
 
272.0
 
281.1
 
311.7
 
308.7
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-1.8
 
-2.8
 
-2.2
 
-1.0
 
-1.4
 
-2.7
 
-1.5
 
-3.8
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 626 819
 
1 696 243
 
1 793 240
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
851 013
 
1 133 315
 
1 229 880
 
962 640
 
1 104 273
 
1 162 649
 
1 184 547
 
1 482 913
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
177 868
 
156 218
 
200 068
 
88 678
 
76 375
 
50 587
 
51 133
 
45 945
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
79 995
 
82 808
 
325 473
 
182 437
 
39 325
 
39 489
 
106 663
 
35 068
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.1
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
3.6
 
2.2
 
3.3
 
4.5
 
2.8
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.5
 
1.3
 
1.7
 
1.6
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
2.3
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
1.5
 
2.5
 
4.5
 
9.1
 
5.4
 
3.4
 
5.5
 
3.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
11.0
 
14.7
 
5.4
 
17.0
 
0.2
 
6.1
 
12.2
 
4.9
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
4.0
 
3.1
 
3.0
 
9.5
 
-2.3
 
4.1
 
7.4
 
2.2
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.41
 
4.50
 
5.01
 
4.59
 
3.65
 
3.61
 
3.12
 
1.91
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
GBP per USD
0.64
 
0.63
 
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.69
 
0.70
 
0.70
 
Exchange rates
GBP per USD
0.55
 
0.54
 
0.50
 
0.54
 
0.64
 
0.65
 
0.62
 
0.63
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
114
 
115
 
125
 
113
 
100
 
104
 
106
 
109
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
222.6
 
219.0
 
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
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.2
 
2.6
 
3.2
 
3.3
 
4.1
 
4.5
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
53.79
 
65.00
 
73.80
 
99.34
 
62.39
 
80.60
 
113.49
 
112.62
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
53 881
 
84 834
 
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
%
60.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
79.6
 
82.7
 
86.8
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
10 323
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7 682
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
670
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
584
 
608
 
600
 
619
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
165
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
194
 
200
 
176
 
180
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
35 121
 
35 479
 
34 780
 
33 424
 
32 507
 
32 450
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
590
 
590
 
580
 
540
 
530
 
520
 
490
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
533
 
535
 
523
 
513
 
465
 
482
 
443
 
..
 
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
%
58.7
 
57.6
 
56.5
 
56.3
 
51.9
 
50.7
 
50.1
 
50.0
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
81.1
 
81.2
 
81.4
 
81.6
 
79.8
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
56.7
 
57.3
 
57.3
 
58.1
 
57.5
 
56.9
 
56.8
 
58.1
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.0
 
23.2
 
22.9
 
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
24.6
 
24.9
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
12.9
 
13.1
 
13.3
 
13.4
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
14.0
 
14.6
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
17.4
 
17.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
19.0
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
7.7
 
8.0
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
9.0
 
9.6
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.8
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.7
 
7.6
 
7.8
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
5.2
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
6.1
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.3
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
4.3
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
6.4
 
6.8
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
21.0
 
22.3
 
23.7
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
33.4
 
34.8
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
2.4
 
5.6
 
4.5
 
2.9
 
2.6
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
0.7
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 673
 
1 669
 
1 677
 
1 659
 
1 651
 
1 652
 
1 625
 
1 654
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
34 081
 
35 458
 
37 338
 
37 118
 
36 624
 
36 206
 
36 754
 
35 807
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
7.9
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
59 408
 
59 751
 
60 137
 
60 540
 
60 927
 
61 344
 
63 285
 
63 705
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
3.2
 
0.7
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
18.2
 
18.0
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.7
 
17.7
 
17.6
 
17.6
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.6
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
16.5
 
17.0
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
9.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
12.0
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.7
 
79.8
 
80.4
 
80.6
 
81.0
 
81.0
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.0
 
77.3
 
77.6
 
77.7
 
78.3
 
78.6
 
79.0
 
79.1
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.3
 
81.6
 
81.8
 
81.8
 
82.4
 
82.6
 
83.0
 
82.8
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
5.1
 
5.0
 
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
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.3
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
199 189
 
200 403
 
204 714
 
193 017
 
170 343
 
182 675
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
754 914
 
760 876
 
767 840
 
761 507
 
757 551
 
754 054
 
754 141
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
55
 
54
 
50
 
43
 
38
 
31
 
31
 
..
 
Last updated: 8 September 2014; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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