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Gross Domestic Product, 2nd Quarter 2012

2nd QUARTER 2012


A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 17 October 2012


A printable version (.pdf) of the statistical bulletin is available at: GDP 2012Q2 PDF

The results tables (.xls) are available to download at: GDP 2012Q2 XLS


Main Findings

Scottish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in constant basic prices fell by 0.4 per cent during the second quarter of 2012.

Output in the Services sector grew by 0.2 per cent. Total output in the Production sector fell by 3.8 per cent, within which manufacturing output fell by 2.2 per cent. Output in the Construction sector grew by 2.0 per cent.

On an annual basis, comparing the most recent four quarters to the previous four quarters (4Q-on-4Q), GDP growth was flat (0.0 per cent).