Publication - Statistics

First estimate of GDP: 2019 Q3

Published: 18 Dec 2019
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy

Gross domestic product (GDP) for Scotland (first estimate) for 2019 Q3, produced by the Scottish Government.

Published:
18 Dec 2019
First estimate of GDP: 2019 Q3

Headline Results

  • Scotland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.3% in real terms during the third quarter of 2019, following contraction of -0.2% in the second quarter of 2019. The equivalent growth rate for the UK as a whole during the third quarter was 0.3%.

  • Compared to the same quarter last year, Scotland's GDP has grown by 0.7%, compared to equivalent UK growth over the same period of 1.0%.

  • The largest single contribution to change this quarter came from the Services sector, particularly Business Services and Finance.

In addition to our regular GDP report, we have produced a network clustering analysis of Scottish industries, which you can read by clicking on the links to the attached documents.

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