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Gross Domestic Product 3rd Quarter 2012

3rd QUARTER 2012National Statistics logo


A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 1 February 2013


A printable version (.pdf) of the statistical bulletin is available at: GDP 2012Q3 PDF

The results tables (.xls) are available to download at: GDP 2012Q3 XLS


Main Findings

Scottish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in constant basic prices grew by 0.6 per cent during the third quarter of 2012.  

Output in the Services sector grew by 0.3 per cent. Total output in the Production sector grew by 1.9 per cent. Output in the Construction sector contracted by 0.4 per cent.

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter (2012 Q3) with the same quarter in the previous year (2011 Q3), GDP grew 0.4%.

Bar Chart of GDP Quarterly Growth for Scotland 2012 Q3