Office for National Statistics



UK GDP grew 2.3% in April as lockdown restrictions eased

The UK's GDP grew 2.3% in April as lockdown restrictions eased across the country, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 11 June 2021

UK retail sales volumes rose by 9.2% in April as lockdown restrictions eased

UK retail sales volumes rose 9.2% month-on-month in April, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 21 May 2021

UK consumer price inflation rises to 1.5% in April

Consumer price inflation more than doubled in April to a 13-month high of 1.5%, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 19 May 2021

Scotland's unemployment rate falls by 0.2% in first three months of 2021

Scotland's unemployment rate fell slightly from January to March 2021, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 18 May 2021

UK economy shrank by just 1.5% in first quarter of 2021

The UK economy shrank by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2021 as the winter coronavirus lockdown restrictions took hold.

Published 12 May 2021

UK consumer price inflation up to 0.7% in March

Consumer price inflation rose to 0.7% in March from a three-month low of 0.4% in February, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 22 April 2021

Scotland's unemployment rate remained at 4.4% from December to February

Scotland's unemployment rate remained at 4.4% from December 2020 to February 2021, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

Published 20 April 2021

UK productivity declined in last quarter of 2020

UK productivity – measured in terms of output per hour – fell in Q4 2020 after bouncing back in Q3 from declines in Q2 and Q1, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 14 April 2021

UK exports to EU see partial rebound after January flop

Exports of goods from the UK to the EU partially rebounded in February 2021, increasing by £3.7 billion (46.6%) after a record fall of £5.7bn in January, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 13 April 2021

UK GDP grew 1.3% quarter-on-quarter in Q4 2020

The UK's GDP grew 1.3% quarter-on-quarter in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 31 March 2021

UK retail sales saw modest pick-up in February as volumes rose by 2.1%

Retail sales volumes in the UK rose 2.1% month-on-month in February after a significant decline of 8.2% in January, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 26 March 2021

Consumer price inflation dipped to 0.4% in February

Consumer price inflation unexpectedly dipped to a three-month low of 0.4% in February from 0.7% in January, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 24 March 2021

Scotland's employment rate fell to 74.3% from November to January

For November to January 2021, Scotland’s employment rate estimate fell over the quarter to 74.3%, according to the latest Labour Market Statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 23 March 2021

UK exports to EU fell 40.7% in January

Exports of goods, excluding non-monetary gold and other precious metals, fell by £5.3 billion (19.3%) in January 2021, because of a £5.6 billion (40.7%) fall in exports to the EU.

Published 12 March 2021

UK economy 'less affected' by lockdown as GDP declined just 2.9% in January

The UK economy was less affected by lockdown in January than some had forecast, with GDP contracting 2.9% month-on-month in January, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

Published 12 March 2021