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GDP - 2014 Quarter 1

1st QUARTER 2014National Statistics logo


A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 16 July 2014


Main Findings

Scottish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in constant basic prices grew by 1.0% during the first quarter of 2014.

Output in the Services sector grew by 0.9%. Total output in the Production sector grew by 2.1%. Output in the Construction sector contracted by 1.0%.

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter (2014 Q1) with the same quarter in the previous year (2013 Q1), GDP grew 2.6%.


A printable version (.pdf) of the statistical bulletin is available.

The results tables (.xls) are available to download in excel format.




Additional discussion of the continued impact of events at the Grangemouth complex in quarter 4 of 2013 is published alongside this quarter’s bulletin in a paper titled “Special Events in Q1 of 2014”.

This quarters estimates incorporate an update of GVA weights from 2009 to 2011 and a consequent re-indexing of all series to a 2011 base. Further discussion of these changes is available in an accompanying paper “2014 Q1 Scottish GDP Update of Methodology and Weights”

Both papers are available here.