Scotland's Gross Domestic Product, Quarter 2 2018
SCOTLAND'S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (First Estimate)
Quarter 2 2018
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
Release Date: 19 September 2018
Scotland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.5% in real terms during the second quarter of 2018, following growth of 0.4% in the first quarter of 2018. The equivalent growth rate for the UK as a whole during the second quarter was 0.4%.
In the latest quarter, output in the Services sector grew by 0.4%, output in the Production sector grew by 0.6%, and output in the Construction sector grew by 1.8%.
Compared to the same quarter last year, Scottish GDP has grown by 1.7%. Equivalent UK growth over the year was 1.3%.
GDP per person in Scotland grew by 0.4% during the first quarter of 2018, compared to growth of 0.2% in the UK as a whole.
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Page updated: Tuesday, October 30, 2018