GDP Monthly Estimate: July 2023

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) statistics measure changes in the output of the economy. This is an experimental statistics publication for Scotland.

Main Findings

  • Scotland’s onshore GDP is estimated to have increased by 0.1% in July. This follows GDP remaining flat in June (0.0% change).
  • Output in the services sector, which accounts for around three quarters of the economy, contracted by 0.4% in July. Output in the production sector is estimated to have grown by 2.8% in July, with the largest contribution to overall GDP growth being Manufacturing.
  • In the three months to July, GDP is estimated to have fallen by 0.1% compared to the previous three month period. This indicates an improvement relative to the fall of 0.3% in 2023 Quarter 2 (April to June). Further information on quarterly GDP can be found in the First Estimate of GDP for 2023 Quarter 2.
Monthly GDP Publication: July 2023
Monthly GDP Tables: July 2023
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