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Key short-term economic indicators

Economic IndicatorLatest resultsChange over
ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

66,639Q4 2016:+2.5%+6.6%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

55,027Q4 2016:+3.2%+10.1%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

-2.0Q1 2017:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

74.3Q1 2017:::

Personal consumption expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

23,786Q4 2016:+0.7%+2.2%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

7,172Q4 2016:+1.4%+5.7%

Gross fixed capital formation (Constant prices, SA), €m

29,005Q4 2016:+85.7%+149.8%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

9,423Jun 2017-7.9% -12.9%-6.8%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,768Jun 2017-2.7% -1.4%-12.3%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

8,570Q1 2017:+6,210+1,238

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,045.1Q1 2017:-0.1%+3.5%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

6.4Jul 2017+1.6% 0%-21.0%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

256.8Jul 2017-1.2% -3.7%-14.4%

Average weekly earnings, €

723.08Q1 2017:+0.9%+1.4%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2016=100

101.0Jul 20170% -0.1%-0.2%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

103.5Jul 2017-1.1% -2.9%-1.9%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

123.695Jun 2017+1.2% +4.8%+11.5%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

95.5Jun 2017+0.7% +1.3%+9.6%

Consumption and Investment


Retail sales index, Value(SA), 2010=100

111.1Jun 2017-4.1% -3.5%+1.6%

Retail sales index, Volume (SA), 2010=100

121.7Jun 2017-4.8% -3.5%+4.1%

New private cars licensed, number

21,316Jul 2017::-5.1%

Loans to households, €m

120,482Jun 2017+0.2% +0.2%-0.1%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

41,928Jun 2017+1.0% +1.4%-1.8%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.18Jun 2017+1.0% +5.0%-1.2%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.96Jun 2017-0.4% -0.6%+0.4%

Production


Industrial production index (All industry, SA), 2010=100

155.0Jun 2017-8.0% +2.7%-8.3%

Dwellings completions, number

1,686May 2017+19.3% +33.5%+30.3%

SA = Seasonally adjusted
: = not available/not relevant
The mini-graphs above cover a period of 6 years.