Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2017: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/01072
Date received: 9 April 2018
Date responded: 2 May 2018

Information requested

The 0.8 per cent GDP growth in 2017 stat from the Scotland's Gross Domestic Product Quarter 4 2017 publication to five decimal places.


To five decimal places, GDP growth in 2017 was 0.75352 per cent. GDP results are usually presented with rounding to one decimal place, and available in the downloadable spreadsheet tables to four decimal places. The growth rates in the publication are calculated using unrounded data.

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