January 2018 GDP Estimates

Publication date: 10 Jan 2018 | Publication type: GDP Estimate | NIESR Author(s): Kara, A; Thamotheram, C

Our monthly estimates of GDP suggest that output grew by 0.6 per cent in the final quarter of 2017, an increase compared with the third quarter when the economy expanded by 0.4 per cent and the strongest quarterly growth estimate since the fourth quarter of 2016. Based on this, the UK economy expanded by 1.8 per cent in 2017.