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Scotland's GDP 2016 Q3

3rd QUARTER 2016National Statistics logo


A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 18 January 2017


Main Findings

Scottish GDP grew by 0.2% during the third quarter of 2016.

Output in the Services sector grew by 0.4%, the Production sector contracted by 0.1%, and the Construction sector contracted by 1.4%.

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter (2016 Q2) with the same quarter of the previous year (2015 Q2), Scottish GDP grew by 0.7%.

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

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

A survey to establish how Scottish GDP data are used and how it could be improved is underway until 10 March 2017. If you are interested in participating please go to https://response.questback.com/scottishgovernment/gdp_user_survey.