First estimate of GDP: 2019 Q3

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

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.

First estimate of GDP: 2019 Q3, full publication
First estimate of GDP, 2019 Q3, summary
First estimate of GDP, 2019 Q3, results tables
Secondary analysis: Scottish industries
Scottish industries: methodology


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