Category Archives: ONS

GDP Data Quicky (4)

Interesting article on BBC today, after the first estimate of the UK GDP figures for Q3 came out. Particularly interested in the graph (from NIESR) below, which resembles the some of the deviation comparisons / analysis I’ve done in previous GDP … Continue reading

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Economy: Looking at Patterns in UK GDP Data (Part 2)

As I mentioned in part 1, I wanted to look at the “dips” in the time-series in isolation to see if there are any similarities. By “dip”, here, I mean both the period of recession, where GDP decreases, and the period … Continue reading

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Economy: Looking at Patterns in UK GDP Data (Part 1)

Having acquired some GDP data (before the ONS website change), I had a go at drawing some graphs to look at patterns and features. The raw GDP data are quarterly seasonally adjusted chained volume measurements, using 2006 prices, for like-for-like comparison. The data … Continue reading

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New ONS Website – First View

Oh dear. Not impressed. It seems to have added nothing of substance to the previous website, and on first inspection, there are elements missing e.g. lack of trended data in the summaries of economic data – did they think I … Continue reading

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