Scotland's Gross Domestic Product, Quarter 1 2018
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SCOTLAND'S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
Quarter 1 2018
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
Release Date: 27 June 2018
Scotland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.2% in real terms during the first quarter of 2018, following growth of 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017. The equivalent growth rate for the UK as a whole during the first quarter was 0.1%.
In the latest quarter, output in the Services sector grew by 0.4%, output in the Production sector grew by 0.9%, and output in the Construction sector fell by 3.5%.
Compared to the same quarter last year, Scottish GDP has grown by 0.8%. Equivalent UK growth over the year was 1.2%.
GDP per person in Scotland grew by 0.1% during the first quarter of 2018, compared to an fall of 0.1% in the UK as a whole.
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Starting with results for 2018 Quarter 2 we will publish Scotland’s GDP more quickly than ever before, with a first estimate planned for 19 September instead of early October.
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