Economy Statistics

This section gives information on statistics relating to the Economy. If you have trouble finding the information you require, try the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.
 

Key Economy Statistics

 

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Exports Structure Of The Economy
Public Sector Finances Household Expenditure Business & Enterprise

 

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

 

Latest GDP Growth Figures: Scottish GDP grew 0.9% during the second quarter of 2014. On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter to the same period in the previous year, Scottish GDP grew 2.6%.

Scottish quarterly GDP figures are produced at basic prices, also known as Gross Value Added (GVA).

On the same basis, UK GDP also grew by 0.9% in the second quarter of 2014, and grew at an annual rate of 3.1%.

Latest Quarterly GDP Statistics
next update: 21 January 2015

 

GDP in Nominal (Cash) Terms:

In the year to 2014 Quarter 1, onshore Scottish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to have been around £130 billion in total, and £24,300 per capita.

Including a population share of extra-regio (offshore) activity assigned to Scotland, GDP is estimated at around £132 billion in total, and £24,700 per capita.

Including a geographical share of extra-regio (offshore) activity, GDP is estimated at around £148 billion in total, and £27,700 per capita.

Latest Quarterly National Accounts Publication
next update: 12 November 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest Publications

Quarterly Statistics

Quarterly National Accounts Scotland for Quarter 1 2014  (13 August 2014)

Retail Sales Index for Scotland (RSIS) for Quarter 2, 2014 (6 August 2014)

Index of Manufactured Exports (IME) for Quarter 1, 2014 (23 July 2014)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Quarter 2, 2014 (15 October 2014)


Annual Statistics

Input-Output (I-O) Tables 1998-2011 (16 July 2014)

Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) 2012-13 (12 March 2014)

Global Connections Survey (GCS) 2012 (29 January 2014)

 


The economy statistics Publications archive contains links to our previous publications.

The Statistical News Releases page provides information on the latest Scottish Government statistics, including those relating to the Economy topic.

Economy statistics in more detail

More detailed information on methodology, sources and outputs are available for the following economy themes: 


Publications
Recent statistical publications on the Economy, including background information, and other selected sources.

Scotland Performs
Economy statistics are used to inform the following Scottish Government purpose targets and national indicators:

 

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Economy statistical collections.

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

Atkinson Review
This page provides details of how the Atkinson Review is being implemented in Scotland

Contacts
Our contact information.