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Title:Quarterly National Accounts Scotland 2015 Quarter 4
Description:A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
File:QNAS 2015 Q4 Statistical Bulletin [PDF, 649.0 kb: 03 May 2016]
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File:QNAS 2015 Q4 Summary Tables [XLS, 326.1 kb: 03 May 2016]
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Quarterly National Accounts Scotland 2015 Quarter 4

Quarterly National Accounts ScotlandNational Statistics

Quarter 4 2015

A National Statistics Publication For Scotland

Date: 4 May 2016

KEY FINDINGS
  • This release includes results for the fourth quarter (October-December) of 2015, as well as the first estimates for 2015 as a whole.

  • In 2015 as a whole, annual onshore Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Scotland is estimated to have been £142 billion in total, or £26,500 per person.

  • Including a population share of UK extra-regio (offshore and overseas) economic activity, Scottish GDP is estimated at £143 billion in total, or £26,700 per person.

  • Including a geographical share of all offshore activity occurring in Scottish adjacent waters, total Scottish GDP is estimated at £152 billion in total, or £28,400 per person.

  • In 2015 Q4, Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI) is estimated to have increased by 2.1% over the year from 2014 Q4 (in current prices, not real terms).

  • The Household Savings Ratio is 6.3 per cent in the latest quarter, down from 9.1 per cent in the same period in the previous year.

ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION

Quarterly National Accounts Scotland (QNAS) includes a range of economic statistics for Scotland including:

  • estimates of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the onshore economy measured using all three of the output, income and expenditure approaches;

  • alternative estimates of GDP for Scotland including two sets of appropriate shares of UK extra-regio (offshore and overseas) activities attributable to Scotland;

  • Household Sector income and expenditure accounts for Scotland, including Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI) and the Savings Ratio;

  • Scottish public sector revenue.

Unless specifically marked as including a share of extra-regio activity (offshore and overseas, see below), the statistics in this release relate to the onshore Scottish economy.

Supplementary Tables

Downloadable document:

Title:Quarterly National Accounts Scotland 2015 Quarter 4
Description:A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
File:QNAS 2015 Q4 Supplementary Tables [XLS, 426.0 kb: 03 May 2016]
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