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CSO statistical release, 13 March 2014, 11am

Quarterly National Accounts

Quarter 4 2013 and Year 2013 (Preliminary)

             GDP and GNP at constant (2011) prices
           Jan-Dec 2013
    Amount €mAnnual % change
GDP162,303-0.3
GNP137,4763.4

Annual decrease of 0.3 per cent in GDP in 2013

Figure 1 Seasonally Adjusted growth rates(% change on previous quarter)

Preliminary estimates indicate that GDP in volume terms decreased by 0.3 per cent for the year 2013. For the second successive year, GNP showed an increase over the previous year, at a rate of 3.4 per cent in 2013 over 2012. 

On a seasonally adjusted basis, constant price GDP for the fourth quarter of 2013 declined by 2.3 per cent compared with the previous quarter while GNP increased by 0.2 per cent over the same period.

Other Services increase and Industry decline in 2013 

It can be seen from Table 1 that the value added of the Other Services sector rose by 3.1 per cent in volume in 2013 compared to 2012. There was an overall decline of 3.3 per cent in Industry, (within which building and construction recorded a 10.6 per cent increase in real terms). Distribution, Transport, Software and Communications sector fell by 2.5 per cent, and Public administration and defence by 4.6 per cent. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries recorded a strong annual increase of 6.9 per cent.

The calculation methods for quarterly accounts are similar to those used in the annual National Income and Expenditure. As some of the available sources are of lesser reliability than those used for the annual national accounts, the quarterly estimates are subject to a greater margin of error than the annual figures.These preliminary estimates will therefore be revised when the next detailed annual results are published 

Net export decline

On the Expenditure side of the accounts (Table 3) it can be seen that imports growth outpaced that of exports during 2013, a reversal in the trend of recent years. The combined effect resulted in a decline of €1,028 m in net exports. This fall, in addition to the aggregate 0.1 percent decrease in total domestic demand led to an overall decline in real GDP in 2013 of -0.3%.

 

Personal consumption in 2013, which accounts for approximately two thirds of domestic demand, fell by 1.1 per cent while Government expenditure was 0.5 per cent down on 2012. Capital formation increased by 4.2 per cent over the same period.

 

Decrease of 2.3 per cent in GDP (seasonally adjusted) in Quarter 4

Initial estimates for the fourth quarter of 2013 indicate that there was a decline of 2.3 per cent in GDP in real terms in Q4 2013 compared to the previous quarter. On the output side the changes for the most part mirrored those for the year as a whole.  Industry made the most negative contribution to the Q4 result, falling by 4.7 per cent.  The increases of note were in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (5.4 per cent) and Other Services (0.5 per cent).

On the Expenditure side there was a substantial decline in Net Exports (-10.5 per cent) during the quarter, largely driven by higher imports.  Personal Consumption Expenditure was marginally lower (-0.6 per cent) while Capital Investment increased by 3.1 per cent in Q4 compared to Q3.

Factor income outflows were 12.2 per cent lower than in the previous quarter leading to an overall increase in GNP of 0.2 per cent in Q4 2013 compared with Q3 2013.

 

 

 
GDP %GNP %
2012 Q1-0.50.7
2012 Q20.74.2
2012 Q3-1.9-2.5
2012 Q40.80.7
2013 Q1-1.42.1
2013 Q21.1-0.3
2013 Q32.12.3
2013 Q4-2.30.2
Table 1 Gross Domestic Product by Sector of Origin and Gross National Product at Constant Market Prices (Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011)*
(Note the sectors here are based on Nace rev 2. For further details see the methodology notes at the back)€million
PeriodAgric. Forestry and fishingIndustryof which Building and constructionDist. Transport software and comms.Public admin. and defenceOther services (including rent) GDP at constant factor cost   Taxes less subsidiesGDP at constant market costNet factor income from rest of worldGNP at constant market prices
 
 
 
20084,28844,6295,42936,9077,65065,458 151,90420,036171,829-26,165145,317
20094,03739,7813,94635,2477,29163,826 145,02615,832160,858-28,889132,051
20103,99340,0642,90335,4196,91461,801 143,78715,360159,148-26,410132,750
20113,93541,0052,47035,5826,49861,676 147,55215,048162,600-31,938130,662
20123,43940,6792,27935,3566,08663,321 148,04514,811162,855-29,871132,984
20133,67739,3412,52234,4675,80865,279 147,08015,223162,303-24,827137,476
2008            
Q11,16411,9321,4469,2061,82116,215 38,4935,55543,985-6,43937,427
Q21,48011,9631,3479,0401,93016,218 38,6534,88343,522-6,74336,705
Q398210,9281,3839,4191,96116,523 38,1114,84942,948-7,37235,588
Q46629,8061,2539,2421,93716,503 36,6464,74941,374-5,61235,597
2009            
Q11,10410,9961,0838,7661,78115,752 36,7864,06840,853-7,17733,682
Q21,46110,8429808,6901,82015,819 37,0383,77540,825-7,65633,220
Q38419,1869759,0721,83716,124 36,0323,92339,958-7,71132,317
Q46318,7579088,7191,85316,130 35,1704,06639,222-6,34532,832
2010            
Q11,05910,7407088,6451,68515,102 35,9023,75439,657-7,62732,067
Q21,37710,4097178,6231,71715,327 36,4423,68940,135-7,45832,705
Q38879,3657619,3071,75015,535 36,2083,95440,163-6,61533,549
Q46709,5507188,8441,76215,837 35,2353,96339,193-4,71034,428
2011            
Q11,03410,5616468,7711,56814,696 35,9243,69739,620-7,79431,826
Q21,37410,7306168,8061,61315,560 37,8863,64341,529-8,35133,178
Q38869,7856149,0031,63615,615 37,1363,77340,909-8,10332,806
Q46409,9285959,0021,68115,804 36,6063,93640,542-7,69032,853
2012            
Q11,01010,9405208,5501,45315,390 36,7213,61440,335-8,29132,044
Q21,27411,4565478,3631,50315,549 38,1943,48541,679-7,78333,897
Q36869,3835809,2801,53416,106 36,8493,84840,697-7,42733,270
Q44698,9006339,1621,59616,276 36,2803,86440,144-6,37133,773
2013            
Q11,04310,3035457,8801,38515,954 35,8523,77939,631-5,94233,688
Q21,30110,6365928,3451,42715,978 37,4703,53541,005-7,33233,674
Q37389,6756879,2841,47616,587 37,9063,88041,786-6,85334,933
Q45948,7276988,9591,52016,759 35,8514,02939,880-4,69935,181
Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year 
2008-2.4-6.1-5.7-1.96.71.8 -0.9-11.4-2.2 -1.8
2009-5.9-10.9-27.3-4.5-4.7-2.5 -4.5-21.0-6.4 -9.1
2010-1.10.7-26.50.5-5.2-3.2 -0.9-3.0-1.1 0.5
2011-1.42.3-14.90.5-6.0-0.2 2.6-2.02.2 -1.6
2012-12.6-0.8-7.7-0.6-6.32.7 0.3-1.60.2 1.8
20136.9-3.310.6-2.5-4.63.1 -0.72.8-0.3 3.4
2008            
Q1-3.3 -3.2 -2.2 -2.3 7.33.5 0.5-8.1 -0.6  0.9
Q2-7.3 0.8-1.9 -4.0 7.82.8 0.6-11.3 -0.8  0.4
Q38.8-4.2 -4.4 2.86.11.2 2.2-12.7 0.4 -2.8
Q4-4.4 -17.9 -14.1 -3.8 5.6-0.0  -6.6 -13.7 -7.4  -5.8
2009            
Q1-5.2 -7.8 -25.2 -4.8 -2.2 -2.9  -4.4 -26.8 -7.1  -10.0
Q2-1.3 -9.4 -27.2 -3.9 -5.7 -2.5  -4.2 -22.7 -6.2  -9.5
Q3-14.4 -15.9 -29.5 -3.7 -6.3 -2.4  -5.5 -19.1 -7.0  -9.2
Q4-4.7 -10.7 -27.5 -5.6 -4.4 -2.3  -4.0 -14.4 -5.2  -7.8
2010            
Q1-4.0 -2.3 -34.6 -1.4 -5.4 -4.1  -2.4 -7.7 -2.9  -4.8
Q2-5.8 -4.0 -26.9 -0.8 -5.7 -3.1  -1.6 -2.3 -1.7  -1.5
Q35.52.0-22.0 2.6-4.7 -3.7  0.50.80.5 3.8
Q46.29.1-21.0 1.4-4.9 -1.8  0.2-2.5 -0.1  4.9
2011            
Q1-2.4 -1.7 -8.8 1.5-6.9 -2.7  0.1-1.5 -0.1  -0.7
Q2-0.2 3.1-14.1 2.1-6.1 1.5 4.0-1.2 3.5 1.4
Q3-0.1 4.5-19.3 -3.3 -6.5 0.5 2.6-4.6 1.9 -2.2
Q4-4.4 4.0-17.1 1.8-4.6 -0.2  3.9-0.7 3.4 -4.6
2012            
Q1-2.3 3.6-19.4 -2.5 -7.3 4.7 2.2-2.2 1.8 0.7
Q2-7.3 6.8-11.2 -5.0 -6.8 -0.1  0.8-4.3 0.4 2.2
Q3-22.6 -4.1 -5.6 3.1-6.2 3.1 -0.8 2.0-0.5  1.4
Q4-26.8 -10.4 6.41.8-5.0 3.0 -0.9 -1.8 -1.0  2.8
2013            
Q13.2-5.8 4.8-7.8 -4.7 3.7 -2.4 4.6-1.7  5.1
Q22.1-7.2 8.3-0.2 -5.0 2.8 -1.9 1.4-1.6  -0.7
Q37.63.118.40.0-3.8 3.0 2.90.82.7 5.0
Q426.8-1.9 10.3-2.2 -4.8 3.0 -1.2 4.3-0.7  4.2
*Chain linked series not additive   
Table 2 Expenditure on Gross National Product at Current Market Prices  
          €million
PeriodPersonal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationValue of physical changes in stocksExports of goods and servicesImports of goods and servicesStatistical discrepancyGDP at current market pricesNet factor income from the rest of the worldGNP at current market prices
           
200894,16230,37139,620-330150,181-133,877124180,249-25,317154,933
200983,29429,30426,096-1,490146,369-120,352-938162,284-28,364133,919
201082,20026,19619,293-567157,810-128,3261,490158,097-26,285131,812
201182,38025,70117,266984166,964-131,8401,144162,600-31,938130,662
201282,63425,09617,434376176,736-136,990-1,347163,938-31,289132,649
201383,06125,05218,385492177,142-138,734-1,348164,050-26,132137,917
2008          
Q123,6817,44812,209-39036,630-33,6883145,922-6,15639,765
Q222,9747,5279,72152937,773-33,3323145,224-6,43338,791
Q323,1227,5349,795-2737,016-32,4563145,016-7,15037,866
Q424,3847,8607,894-44238,762-34,4003044,088-5,57738,511
2009          
Q120,9837,6947,712-56836,513-30,821-23941,274-7,10834,166
Q220,3667,1226,9001437,697-30,618-23841,242-7,55533,687
Q320,1507,1206,036-43035,785-28,082-23340,347-7,53332,814
Q421,7957,3695,448-50536,374-30,832-22839,421-6,16833,252
2010          
Q120,1686,6375,256-40637,009-29,63837139,398-7,53231,866
Q220,0786,4265,5634740,217-32,28138140,431-7,48232,949
Q320,2576,3704,33222340,491-31,81437940,237-6,61433,623
Q421,6976,7654,143-43240,093-34,59435938,031-4,65733,373
2011          
Q120,2606,4424,99219840,441-33,20027739,411-7,81731,594
Q220,1676,4344,73656642,444-33,04229341,598-8,27833,320
Q319,9336,4263,64259541,651-31,45828941,077-8,04833,029
Q422,0206,4003,896-37542,427-34,13928540,514-7,79532,719
2012          
Q119,9546,3885,215-242,874-34,256-32739,846-8,57731,269
Q219,9506,2164,00971545,108-33,490-34642,163-8,13834,025
Q320,3926,2974,14317444,261-33,646-33941,281-7,85733,424
Q422,3376,1944,067-51144,492-35,598-33440,648-6,71733,931
2013          
Q120,0466,2434,50957441,434-33,185-32339,298-6,22933,069
Q219,9696,2334,13842145,962-34,613-34341,767-7,74334,024
Q320,6016,2494,80848544,261-33,160-35342,892-7,22335,670
Q422,4456,3284,930-98945,484-37,776-33040,092-4,93835,154
Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year
20081.75.2-18.4 -1.4-1.1 -5.0 -5.0 
2009-11.5-3.5-34.1 -2.5-10.1 -10.0 -13.6 
2010-1.3-10.6-26.1 7.86.6 -2.6 -1.6 
20110.2-1.9-10.5 5.82.7 2.8 -0.9 
20120.3-2.41.0 5.93.9 0.8 1.5 
20130.5-0.25.5 0.21.3 0.1 4.0 
2008           
Q16.36.3-13.0 -0.72.3 -3.7 -1.9 
Q21.96.4-18.1 -1.90.7 -5.1 -4.2 
Q31.13.6-11.7 -1.5-1.6 -1.6 -4.9 
Q4-2.14.5-31.6 -1.7-5.3 -9.3 -9.0 
            
2009           
Q1-11.43.3-36.8 -0.3-8.5 -10.1 -14.1 
Q2-11.4-5.4-29.0 -0.2-8.1 -8.8 -13.2 
Q3-12.9-5.5-38.4 -3.3-13.5 -10.4 -13.3 
Q4-10.6-6.3-31.0 -6.2-10.4 -10.6 -13.7 
            
2010           
Q1-3.9-13.7-31.8 1.4-3.8 -4.5 -6.7 
Q2-1.4-9.8-19.4 6.75.4 -2.0 -2.2 
Q30.5-10.5-28.2 13.113.3 -0.3 2.5 
Q4-0.5-8.2-23.9 10.212.2 -3.5 0.4 
            
2011           
Q10.5-2.9-5.0 9.312.0 0.0 -0.9 
Q20.40.1-14.9 5.52.4 2.9 1.1 
Q3-1.60.9-15.9 2.9-1.1 2.1 -1.8 
Q41.5-5.4-6.0 5.8-1.3 6.5 -2.0 
            
2012           
Q1-1.5-0.84.5 6.03.2 1.1 -1.0 
Q2-1.1-3.4-15.4 6.31.4 1.4 2.1 
Q32.3-2.013.7 6.37.0 0.5 1.2 
Q41.4-3.24.4 4.94.3 0.3 3.7 
            
2013           
Q10.5-2.3 -13.5  -3.4 -3.1 -1.4  5.8 
Q20.10.33.2 1.93.4 -0.9  -0.0  
Q31.0-0.8 16.1 0.0-1.4 3.9 6.7
Q40.52.221.2 2.26.1 -1.4  3.6
Table 3 Expenditure on Gross National Product at Constant Market Prices (Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011)*
         €million
PeriodPersonal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationValue of physical changes in stocksExports of goods and servicesImports of goods and servicesGDP at constant market pricesNet factor income from the rest of the worldGNP at constant market prices
200887,43529,39233,709-325154,857-141,538171,829-26,165145,317 
200982,96128,39924,648-1,458148,925-127,727160,858-28,889132,051 
201083,68826,43919,071-567158,467-132,373159,148-26,410132,750 
201182,38025,70117,266984166,964-131,840162,600-31,938130,662 
201282,15124,73817,097347169,570-131,885162,855-29,871132,984 
201381,21024,60217,807534169,826-133,169162,303-24,827137,476
2008         
Q122,1257,27410,158-59138,178-35,94243,985-6,43937,427 
Q221,3137,2818,20581039,519-35,40143,522-6,74336,705 
Q321,4777,2478,3857938,130-34,26842,948-7,37235,588 
Q422,5207,5916,962-62439,031-35,92741,374-5,61235,597 
2009         
Q120,6097,2747,095-56636,636-32,09540,853-7,17733,682 
Q220,2877,1506,4217938,073-32,37140,825-7,65633,220 
Q320,2656,8455,823-48236,620-30,05339,958-7,71132,317 
Q421,7997,1305,310-49037,595-33,20839,222-6,34532,832 
2010         
Q120,6246,6435,104-44237,340-30,93539,657-7,62732,067 
Q220,4966,6895,4854040,015-33,33940,135-7,45832,705 
Q320,6716,4274,41824040,478-32,65340,163-6,61533,549 
Q421,8976,6804,065-40640,635-35,44539,193-4,71034,428 
2011         
Q120,4526,5604,99215740,188-33,31739,620-7,79431,826 
Q220,2376,4814,72350542,788-33,28741,529-8,35133,178 
Q319,9756,3173,61864541,939-31,48640,909-8,10332,806 
Q421,7166,3423,933-32242,049-33,75040,542-7,69032,853 
2012         
Q119,9686,3635,207-9141,532-33,26840,335-8,29132,044 
Q219,9266,1283,95364643,358-32,28241,679-7,78333,897 
Q320,3316,0713,96522442,090-32,12540,697-7,42733,270 
Q421,9276,1753,972-43342,589-34,20940,144-6,37133,773 
2013         
Q119,7366,2504,42864839,806-31,95039,631-5,94233,688
Q219,6156,0224,03639643,834-33,11541,005-7,33233,674
Q320,1706,1124,54849142,353-31,74141,786-6,85334,933
Q421,6906,2184,796-1,00243,834-36,36439,880-4,69935,181
Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year 
20080.10.6-9.6 -1.1-3.0-2.2 -1.8 
2009-5.1-3.4-26.9 -3.8-9.8-6.4 -9.1 
20100.9-6.9-22.6 6.43.6-1.1 0.5 
2011-1.6-2.8-9.5 5.4-0.42.2 -1.6 
2012-0.3-3.7-1.0 1.60.00.2 1.8 
2013-1.1-0.54.2 0.21.0-0.3 3.4
2008         
Q13.61.5-5.2 0.80.4-0.6 0.9 
Q2-0.22.2-8.7 0.3-0.8-0.8 0.4 
Q3-0.2-1.1-2.3 -1.0-3.20.4 -2.8 
Q4-2.7-0.1-22.7 -4.3-7.8-7.4 -5.8 
2009         
Q1-6.80.0-30.2 -4.0-10.7-7.1 -10.0 
Q2-4.8-1.8-21.7 -3.7-8.6-6.2 -9.5 
Q3-5.6-5.5-30.6 -4.0-12.3-7.0 -9.2 
Q4-3.2-6.1-23.7 -3.7-7.6-5.2 -7.8 
2010         
Q10.1-8.7-28.1 1.9-3.6-2.9 -4.8 
Q21.0-6.4-14.6 5.13.0-1.7 -1.5 
Q32.0-6.1-24.1 10.58.70.5 3.8 
Q40.5-6.3-23.5 8.16.7-0.1 4.9 
2011         
Q1-0.8-1.2-2.2 7.67.7-0.1 -0.7 
Q2-1.3-3.1-13.9 6.9-0.23.5 1.4 
Q3-3.4-1.7-18.1 3.6-3.61.9 -2.2 
Q4-0.8-5.1-3.2 3.5-4.83.4 -4.6 
2012         
Q1-2.4-3.04.3 3.3-0.11.8 0.7 
Q2-1.5-5.4-16.3 1.3-3.00.4 2.2 
Q31.8-3.99.6 0.42.0-0.5 1.4 
Q41.0-2.61.0 1.31.4-1.0 2.8 
2013         
Q1-1.2-1.8-15.0 -4.2-4.0-1.7 5.1
Q2-1.6-1.72.1 1.12.6-1.6 -0.7
Q3-0.80.714.7 0.6-1.22.7 5.0
Q4-1.10.720.7 2.96.3-0.7 4.2
*Chain linked series not additive  
Table 4 Gross Value Added at Constant Factor Cost by Sector of Origin and Gross National Product at Constant Market Prices
(Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011) - Seasonally Adjusted      
 €million
PeriodAgric. Forestry and fishingIndustryof which Building and constructionDist. Transport software and commsPublic admin and defenceOther services (including rent)GDP at constant factor costTaxes less subsidiesGDP at constant market pricesNet factor income from the rest of the worldGNP at constant market prices
2008           
Q11,06411,5881,4819,2951,89816,48438,4885,39443,979-6,20837,448 
Q21,03911,4731,4009,2251,93616,42938,2955,10243,304-6,29836,956 
Q31,12711,3671,3369,2061,92016,35838,1724,85943,041-7,12535,934 
Q41,04210,2961,2169,1671,88716,18937,0424,63741,535-6,59034,948 
             
2009            
Q11,01810,5811,1128,8771,86116,05736,8844,01141,042-6,85034,127 
Q21,03610,2781,0228,8901,83315,99036,4783,94840,411-7,23533,147 
Q39799,6039398,8141,80215,95535,9523,90639,880-7,44332,506 
Q49919,3068788,6371,78915,82235,7333,93339,523-7,39432,227 
             
2010            
Q197810,2607388,8001,76915,38736,0393,72839,876-7,33032,367 
Q29719,7857428,8501,73415,51135,8093,88139,700-6,93932,894 
Q31,0189,8607318,9911,71815,36036,0393,91939,974-6,38033,574 
Q41,02110,2166898,7281,68715,54035,8693,80639,579-5,76433,887 
             
2011            
Q195910,1356758,9921,65315,02736,3903,74540,187-7,42432,820 
Q29679,9586429,0721,63615,69336,9433,80240,796-7,89232,749 
Q31,02210,3115898,6411,60815,43736,9343,71940,597-7,85232,716 
Q499010,6875688,8511,59715,51537,2143,76741,001-8,77632,360 
             
2012            
Q191910,4735538,8171,54015,68437,2033,65240,797-8,01632,597 
Q287410,6115668,6461,52815,73037,3603,67541,097-7,20933,958 
Q38339,8495558,8741,50615,91936,5303,78440,309-7,18333,094 
Q48229,6846018,9681,50915,99036,9013,68840,627-7,44933,339 
             
2013            
Q19349,8295848,1651,47216,22436,3523,81540,067-5,73634,046 
Q29029,8586118,6531,45416,19136,7623,74540,505-6,71333,930 
Q389910,0796578,8521,44816,39237,4023,80941,336-6,58334,726 
Q49489,6006618,7421,43316,47436,5653,84940,375-5,78334,786 
Percentage change on previous quarter 
2008           
Q1-2.6 -5.4 4.5-2.4 5.51.8-2.1 -0.6 -1.5  1.0
Q2-2.4 -1.0 -5.5 -0.7 2.0-0.3 -0.5 -5.4 -1.5  -1.3
Q38.5-0.9 -4.5 -0.2 -0.8 -0.4 -0.3 -4.8 -0.6  -2.8
Q4-7.6 -9.4 -9.0 -0.4 -1.7 -1.0 -3.0 -4.6 -3.5  -2.7
            
2009           
Q1-2.3 2.8-8.6 -3.2 -1.4 -0.8 -0.4 -13.5 -1.2  -2.4
Q21.7-2.9 -8.1 0.1-1.5 -0.4 -1.1 -1.6 -1.5  -2.9
Q3-5.5 -6.6 -8.1 -0.9 -1.7 -0.2 -1.4 -1.0 -1.3  -1.9
Q41.2-3.1 -6.6 -2.0 -0.7 -0.8 -0.6 0.7-0.9  -0.9
            
2010           
Q1-1.3 10.3-15.9 1.9-1.1 -2.8 0.9-5.2 0.9 0.4
Q2-0.7 -4.6 0.60.6-2.0 0.8-0.6 4.1-0.4  1.6
Q34.80.8-1.5 1.6-0.9 -1.0 0.61.00.7 2.1
Q40.43.6-5.8 -2.9 -1.8 1.2-0.5 -2.9 -1.0  0.9
            
2011           
Q1-6.0 -0.8 -2.0 3.0-2.0 -3.3 1.5-1.6 1.5 -3.1
Q20.8-1.7 -4.9 0.9-1.0 4.41.51.51.5 -0.2
Q35.73.5-8.3 -4.8 -1.8 -1.6 -0.0 -2.2 -0.5  -0.1
Q4-3.1 3.6-3.6 2.4-0.7 0.50.81.31.0 -1.1
            
2012           
Q1-7.3 -2.0 -2.6 -0.4 -3.6 1.1-0.0 -3.1 -0.5  0.7
Q2-4.9 1.32.3-1.9 -0.8 0.30.40.60.7 4.2
Q3-4.7 -7.2 -1.8 2.6-1.4 1.2-2.2 3.0-1.9  -2.5
Q4-1.3 -1.7 8.31.10.20.41.0-2.6 0.8 0.7
            
2013           
Q113.61.5-2.8 -9.0 -2.4 1.5-1.5 3.5-1.4  2.1
Q2-3.5 0.34.56.0-1.3 -0.2 1.1-1.8 1.1 -0.3
Q3-0.3 2.27.62.3-0.4 1.21.71.72.1 2.3
Q45.4-4.7 0.6-1.2 -1.0 0.5-2.2 1.0-2.3  0.2
Table 5 Expenditure on Gross National Product at Current Market Prices - Seasonally Adjusted  
         €million
PeriodPersonal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationValue of physical changes in stocksExports of goods and servicesImports of goods and servicesGDP at current market pricesNet factor income from the rest of the wrorldGNP at current market prices
          
2008         
Q123,7887,46011,492-21837,523-34,23746,174-6,00440,163
Q223,5717,6189,75012037,081-33,17045,061-5,92339,107
Q323,6767,58210,1659137,476-33,60545,150-7,01438,194
Q423,0857,7268,158-29738,197-32,86443,859-6,43637,428
2009         
Q121,2147,7027,139-39937,361-31,29941,747-6,75234,952
Q220,8657,1826,948-35836,908-30,51140,921-7,18133,749
Q320,6107,1756,284-46636,196-29,21340,215-7,34332,859
Q420,5487,2625,679-22936,012-29,35239,376-7,13132,340
2010         
Q120,4256,6134,850-28537,780-30,19540,065-7,28232,633
Q220,6576,4895,569-27039,337-32,03939,953-6,93433,120
Q320,6926,4144,5295440,882-32,95739,904-6,42433,394
Q420,3576,6914,313639,916-33,15438,165-5,65932,691
2011         
Q120,7456,4354,53624241,145-33,59040,349-7,28332,855
Q220,6616,4654,83826641,486-32,92340,878-8,00133,033
Q320,3186,4573,79435942,032-32,62040,514-7,82432,558
Q420,5856,3574,04018442,378-32,72840,868-8,84132,264
2012         
Q120,4236,3574,782-5843,471-34,75440,811-8,28732,199
Q220,5666,2564,09443944,152-33,22341,429-7,59634,056
Q320,7516,3204,302-9044,660-34,85040,562-7,64632,803
Q420,8186,1664,18315244,489-34,16841,145-7,74633,630
2013         
Q120,5426,2114,15642241,964-33,70940,260-6,06333,832
Q220,6566,2674,26216745,032-34,32941,057-7,10634,208
Q320,9306,2714,95720844,677-34,36942,039-6,99334,974
Q420,8856,3045,044-27145,474-36,31840,639-5,95234,914
Percentage change on previous quarter      
2008         
Q10.51.1-2.7  -3.0 -1.6 -4.0  -2.3
Q2-0.9 2.1-15.2  -1.2 -3.1 -2.4  -2.6
Q30.4-0.5 4.3 1.11.30.2 -2.3
Q4-2.5 1.9-19.7  1.9-2.2 -2.9  -2.0
          
2009         
Q1-8.1 -0.3 -12.5  -2.2 -4.8 -4.8  -6.6
Q2-1.6 -6.7 -2.7  -1.2 -2.5 -2.0  -3.4
Q3-1.2 -0.1 -9.6  -1.9 -4.3 -1.7  -2.6
Q4-0.3 1.2-9.6  -0.5 0.5-2.1  -1.6
          
2010         
Q1-0.6 -8.9 -14.6  4.92.91.7 0.9
Q21.1-1.9 14.8 4.16.1-0.3  1.5
Q30.2-1.2 -18.7  3.92.9-0.1  0.8
Q4-1.6 4.3-4.8  -2.4 0.6-4.4  -2.1
          
2011         
Q11.9-3.8 5.2 3.11.35.7 0.5
Q2-0.4 0.56.6 0.8-2.0 1.3 0.5
Q3-1.7 -0.1 -21.6  1.3-0.9 -0.9  -1.4
Q41.3-1.5 6.5 0.80.30.9 -0.9
          
2012         
Q1-0.8 0.018.4 2.66.2-0.1  -0.2
Q20.7-1.6 -14.4  1.6-4.4 1.5 5.8
Q30.91.05.1 1.24.9-2.1  -3.7
Q40.3-2.4 -2.8  -0.4 -2.0 1.4 2.5
         
2013        
Q1-1.3 0.7-0.6  -5.7 -1.3 -2.1  0.6
Q20.60.92.5 7.31.82.0 1.1
Q31.30.116.3 -0.8 0.12.4 2.2
Q4-0.2 0.51.8 1.85.7-3.3  -0.2
Table 6 Expenditure on Gross National Product at Constant Market Prices (Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011) - Seasonally Adjusted
         €million
PeriodPersonal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. By central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationValue of physical changes in stocksExports of goods and servicesImports of goods and servicesGDP at constant market prices Net factor income from the rest of the worldGNP at constant market prices
          
2008         
Q122,2317,3559,447-56239,255-36,60643,979-6,20837,448
Q221,8037,3388,31131738,779-35,31443,304-6,29836,956
Q321,8907,3318,66742338,519-35,43443,041-7,12535,934
Q421,4587,3867,238-51838,374-34,16541,535-6,59034,948
         
2009        
Q120,8367,3286,506-47337,647-32,74041,042-6,85034,127
Q220,7447,1836,527-35337,312-32,31340,411-7,23533,147
Q320,6636,9646,035-38936,932-31,17939,880-7,44332,506
Q420,6556,9495,561-22137,084-31,51639,523-7,39432,227
          
2010         
Q120,8766,6874,659-37538,389-31,66739,876-7,33032,367
Q221,0296,6885,551-30239,144-33,14339,700-6,93932,894
Q321,0436,5514,61414340,735-33,77439,974-6,38033,574
Q420,6796,5494,239740,240-33,81839,579-5,76433,887
          
2011         
Q120,8886,5224,49819641,163-33,89140,187-7,42432,820
Q220,6906,5284,85919041,938-33,18840,796-7,89232,749
Q320,3126,4203,78143842,165-32,62040,597-7,85232,716
Q420,4386,2644,07921441,704-32,18441,001-8,77632,360
          
2012         
Q120,3696,2924,710-14942,600-33,90940,797-8,01632,597
Q220,5016,1874,07538942,395-32,05141,097-7,20933,958
Q320,6416,1484,153-2942,316-33,29640,309-7,18333,094
Q420,6026,1294,07817942,256-32,65640,627-7,44933,339
          
2013         
Q120,1376,1524,01052140,920-32,58040,067-5,73634,046
Q220,2576,1024,20216342,822-32,87340,505-6,71333,930
Q320,4566,1724,74721942,595-32,91641,336-6,58334,726
Q420,3356,1824,894-33843,473-34,81140,375-5,78334,786
Percentage change on previous quarter       
2008         
Q10.3-0.5 1.9 -1.8 -1.6 -1.5  1.0
Q2-1.9 -0.2 -12.0  -1.2 -3.5 -1.5  -1.3
Q30.4-0.1 4.3 -0.7 0.3-0.6  -2.8
Q4-2.0 0.7-16.5  -0.4 -3.6 -3.5  -2.7
          
2009         
Q1-2.9 -0.8 -10.1  -1.9 -4.2 -1.2  -2.4
Q2-0.4 -2.0 0.3 -0.9 -1.3 -1.5  -2.9
Q3-0.4 -3.1 -7.5  -1.0 -3.5 -1.3  -1.9
Q4-0.0 -0.2 -7.9  0.41.1-0.9  -0.9
          
2010         
Q11.1-3.8 -16.2  3.50.50.9 0.4
Q20.70.019.1 2.04.7-0.4  1.6
Q30.1-2.1 -16.9  4.11.90.7 2.1
Q4-1.7 -0.0 -8.1  -1.2 0.1-1.0  0.9
          
2011         
Q11.0-0.4 6.1 2.30.21.5 -3.1
Q2-0.9 0.18.0 1.9-2.1 1.5 -0.2
Q3-1.8 -1.7 -22.2  0.5-1.7 -0.5  -0.1
Q40.6-2.4 7.9 -1.1 -1.3 1.0 -1.1
          
2012         
Q1-0.3 0.415.5 2.15.4-0.5  0.7
Q20.6-1.7 -13.5  -0.5 -5.5 0.7 4.2
Q30.7-0.6 1.9 -0.2 3.9-1.9  -2.5
Q4-0.2 -0.3 -1.8  -0.1 -1.9 0.8 0.7
          
2013         
Q1-2.3 0.4-1.7  -3.2 -0.2 -1.4  2.1
Q20.6-0.8 4.8 4.60.91.1 -0.3
Q31.01.113.0 -0.5 0.12.1 2.3
Q4-0.6 0.23.1 2.15.8-2.3  0.2
Annex 1a - Trade Summary: Quarterly Breakdown of trade into goods/services at current and constant prices
   Trade at Current Prices   Trade at Constant Prices€ million
          Exports           Imports           Exports           Imports  
             
 TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services
             
2008            
Q136,63020,01916,61133,68815,44618,24238,17820,48417,69435,94216,40119,541
Q237,77320,29317,48033,33214,47918,85339,51921,20218,31735,40115,41319,988
Q337,01619,66617,35032,45613,85718,59938,13020,01918,11034,26814,66119,607
Q438,76221,05917,70334,40013,44520,95539,03120,49018,54035,92713,91422,013
 150,18181,03769,144133,87757,22776,650154,85782,19572,662141,53860,38981,148
2009            
Q136,51320,32916,18430,82112,24518,57636,63619,97016,66632,09513,03819,057
Q237,69720,39017,30730,61811,38919,22938,07320,26117,81132,37112,61419,757
Q335,78518,66517,12028,08210,46817,61436,62018,85817,76330,05311,78918,263
Q436,37418,26118,11330,83211,07619,75637,59518,69618,89933,20812,58820,620
 146,36977,64568,724120,35245,17875,174148,92577,78571,140127,72750,03077,697
2010            
Q137,00920,03616,97329,63811,16618,47237,34019,98617,35430,93512,09918,836
Q240,21721,51218,70532,28111,82520,45640,01520,96819,04733,33912,60720,732
Q340,49121,25019,24131,81411,50920,30540,47820,90619,57232,65312,03920,614
Q440,09319,80920,28434,59412,35622,23840,63520,00420,63135,44512,75422,692
 157,81082,60775,203128,32646,85681,470158,46781,86476,603132,37349,49982,874
2011            
Q140,44121,36019,08133,20012,71220,48840,18821,34618,84233,31712,78020,537
Q242,44421,80620,63833,04212,25220,79042,78822,05420,73433,28712,47120,816
Q341,65121,25920,39231,45811,17520,28341,93921,41620,52331,48611,13720,348
Q442,42720,58221,84534,13912,18721,95242,04920,19021,85933,75011,93821,812
 166,96485,00781,957131,84048,32683,514166,96485,00781,957131,84048,32683,514
2012            
Q142,87421,68821,18634,25613,28720,96941,53220,92320,60933,26812,68820,581
Q245,10821,96223,14633,49011,92321,56743,35821,06822,29032,28211,34620,936
Q344,26121,51222,74933,64612,20121,44542,09020,26121,82932,12511,42720,699
Q444,49220,69023,80235,59812,07423,52442,58919,71922,87034,20911,47122,738
 176,73685,85290,884136,99049,48587,505169,57081,97187,599131,88546,93184,954
2013            
Q141,43419,69021,74433,18512,23220,95339,80618,93620,87031,95011,68720,263 
Q245,96221,73824,22434,61311,94922,66443,83420,73323,10133,11511,32821,787
Q344,26120,60423,65733,16011,65821,50242,35319,79922,55431,74111,06120,679
Q445,48419,87425,61037,77613,88823,88843,83419,34524,48936,36413,33923,025
 177,14281,90695,236138,73449,72789,007169,82678,81291,013133,16947,41585,754
% growth rate year on year        
2008            
Q1-0.7-4.64.62.3-8.113.10.80.80.70.4-10.111.3
Q2-1.9-6.03.40.7-6.36.80.31.1-0.5-0.8-7.75.2
Q3-1.5-1.9-1.1-1.6-7.53.3-1.01.9-4.0-3.2-9.01.6
Q4-1.7-1.8-1.5-5.3-21.18.7-4.3-4.7-4.0-7.8-24.26.9
             
2009            
Q1-0.31.5-2.6-8.5-20.71.8-4.0-2.5-5.8-10.7-20.5-2.5
Q2-0.20.5-1.0-8.1-21.32.0-3.7-4.4-2.8-8.6-18.2-1.2
Q3-3.3-5.1-1.3-13.5-24.5-5.3-4.0-5.8-1.9-12.3-19.6-6.9
Q4-6.2-13.32.3-10.4-17.6-5.7-3.7-8.81.9-7.6-9.5-6.3
             
2010            
Q11.4-1.44.9-3.8-8.8-0.61.90.14.1-3.6-7.2-1.2
Q26.75.58.15.43.86.45.13.56.93.0-0.14.9
Q313.113.812.413.39.915.310.510.910.28.72.112.9
Q410.28.512.012.211.612.68.17.09.26.71.310.0
             
2011            
Q19.36.612.412.013.810.97.66.88.67.75.69.0
Q25.51.410.32.43.61.66.95.28.9-0.2-1.10.4
Q32.90.06.0-1.1-2.9-0.13.62.44.9-3.6-7.5-1.3
Q45.83.97.7-1.3-1.4-1.33.50.96.0-4.8-6.4-3.9
             
2012            
Q16.01.511.03.24.52.33.3-2.09.4-0.1-0.70.2
Q26.30.712.21.4-2.73.71.3-4.57.5-3.0-9.00.6
Q36.31.211.67.09.25.70.4-5.46.42.02.61.7
Q44.90.59.04.3-0.97.21.3-2.34.61.4-3.94.2
             
2013            
Q1-3.4-9.22.6-3.1-7.9-0.1-4.2-9.51.3-4.0-7.9-1.5
Q21.9-1.04.73.40.25.11.1-1.63.62.6-0.24.1
Q30.0-4.24.0-1.4-4.50.30.6-2.33.3-1.2-3.2-0.1
Q42.2-3.97.66.115.01.52.9-1.97.16.316.31.3
Seasonally Adjusted (SA) Annex 1 - Trade Summary: Quarterly Breakdown of trade into goods/services at SA current and SA constant prices
  Trade at Current Prices  Trade at Constant Prices € million
         Exports         Imports          Exports          Imports
             
 TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services TotalGoods Services
2008            
Q137,52320,22917,32734,23715,24718,95639,25520,82718,47236,60616,26920,317
Q237,08119,84617,21533,17014,51918,68938,77920,57918,22735,31415,43719,884
Q337,47620,10717,30233,60514,58019,07438,51920,38218,04135,43415,41020,096
Q438,19720,98817,22832,86412,98419,91738,37420,54117,82634,16513,39120,815
 150,27781,17069,072133,87757,33076,636154,92882,32972,566141,51860,50681,112
             
2009            
Q137,36120,41516,95231,29912,01719,25937,64720,03417,61032,74012,88519,849
Q236,90819,93017,05430,51111,42219,08637,31219,78717,64632,31312,62019,669
Q336,19618,96217,12429,21310,98318,17936,93219,08317,72331,17912,34418,821
Q436,01218,41017,54029,35210,80018,63337,08418,95418,11031,51612,24419,326
 146,47677,71768,670120,37545,22275,158148,97677,85871,089127,74850,09377,664
             
2010            
Q137,78020,07217,85730,19510,95819,14638,38920,12318,38231,66711,95419,636
Q239,33720,97718,36432,03911,75220,33439,14420,30218,82033,14312,50320,674
Q340,88221,45719,31532,95712,10820,91040,73521,05419,57333,77412,63121,189
Q439,91620,14819,63033,15412,11121,06540,24020,43719,80833,81812,47921,357
 157,91682,65475,166128,34646,93081,455158,50881,91776,584132,40249,56782,856
             
2011            
Q141,14521,36519,94633,59012,31721,15941,16321,18219,97033,89112,46521,376
Q241,48621,27220,31932,92312,24920,68641,93821,63020,37733,18812,44220,738
Q342,03221,32720,53832,62011,80020,91442,16521,46920,59232,62011,71920,934
Q442,37821,05521,12932,72811,97620,73041,70420,72421,01332,18411,72520,450
 167,04185,02081,932131,86148,34183,489166,97185,00681,953131,88248,35283,498
             
2012            
Q143,47121,73822,16634,75412,89821,67242,60021,03721,74533,90912,37221,426
Q244,15221,39122,70333,22311,83621,46442,39520,38521,88832,05111,25420,873
Q344,66021,50022,96234,85012,95322,07442,31620,27221,97033,29612,09021,269
Q444,48921,20323,03634,16811,83822,28742,25620,26821,97832,65611,24821,392
 176,77285,83290,866136,99549,52687,497169,56681,96287,580131,91246,96484,960
             
2013            
Q141,96419,78222,78533,70911,87521,65940,92019,16822,04032,58011,37821,090
Q245,03221,16523,71634,32911,85222,57842,82219,94122,64632,87311,23721,742
Q344,67720,56023,91334,36912,40722,13342,59519,80522,76132,91611,72821,247
Q445,47420,34624,81136,31813,58922,62143,47319,86023,54934,81113,06921,672
 177,14781,85395,225138,72449,72388,992169,81178,77490,996133,18047,41285,750
% growth rate quarter on quarter        
             
2008            
Q1-3.0 -4.2 -1.7 -1.6 -6.6 3.3-1.8 -2.0 -1.3 -1.6 -7.2 4.1
Q2-1.2 -1.9 -0.6 -3.1 -4.8 -1.4 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -3.5 -5.1 -2.1
Q31.11.30.51.30.42.1-0.7 -1.0 -1.0 0.3-0.2 1.1
Q41.94.4-0.4 -2.2 -10.9 4.4-0.4 0.8-1.2 -3.6 -13.1 3.6
             
2009            
Q1-2.2 -2.7 -1.6 -4.8 -7.4 -3.3 -1.9 -2.5 -1.2 -4.2 -3.8 -4.6
Q2-1.2 -2.4 0.6-2.5 -5.0 -0.9 -0.9 -1.2 0.2-1.3 -2.1 -0.9
Q3-1.9 -4.9 0.4-4.3 -3.8 -4.8 -1.0 -3.6 0.4-3.5 -2.2 -4.3
Q4-0.5 -2.9 2.40.5-1.7 2.50.4-0.7 2.21.1-0.8 2.7
             
2010            
Q14.99.01.82.91.52.73.56.21.50.5-2.4 1.6
Q24.14.52.86.17.26.22.00.92.44.74.65.3
Q33.92.35.22.93.02.84.13.74.01.91.02.5 
Q4-2.4 -6.1 1.60.60.00.7-1.2 -2.9 1.20.1-1.2 0.8 
              
2011             
Q13.16.01.61.31.70.42.33.60.80.2-0.1 0.1
Q20.8-0.4 1.9-2.0 -0.6 -2.2 1.92.12.0-2.1 -0.2 -3.0
Q31.30.31.1-0.9 -3.7 1.10.5-0.7 1.1-1.7 -5.8 0.9
Q40.8-1.3 2.90.31.5-0.9 -1.1 -3.5 2.0-1.3 0.1-2.3
             
2012            
Q12.63.24.96.27.74.52.11.53.55.45.54.8
Q21.6-1.6 2.4-4.4 -8.2 -1.0 -0.5 -3.1 0.7-5.5 -9.0 -2.6
Q31.20.51.14.99.42.8-0.2 -0.6 0.43.97.41.9
Q4-0.4 -1.4 0.3-2.0 -8.6 1.0-0.1 -0.0 0.0-1.9 -7.0 0.6
             
2013            
Q1-5.7 -6.7 -1.1 -1.3 0.3-2.8 -3.2 -5.4 0.3-0.2 1.2-1.4
Q27.37.04.11.8-0.2 4.24.64.02.70.9-1.2 3.1
Q3-0.8 -2.9 0.80.14.7-2.0 -0.5 -0.7 0.50.14.4-2.3
Q41.8-1.0 3.85.79.52.22.10.33.55.811.42.0
 
Annex 2 Transportable Goods Industries & Utilities Sector and Building & Construction Sector at Constant Factor Cost -
(Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011) Non-Seasonally Adjusted and Seasonally Adjusted and Seasonally Adjusted
        
 NON-SEASONALLY ADJUSTED SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
        
  of whichof which  of whichof which
PeriodIndustryTransportable Goods Industries and Utilities Building and Construct. Industry Transportable Goods Industries and UtilitiesBuilding and construct.
2008       
Q111,93210,1091,446 11,5889,7161,481
Q211,96310,4581,347 11,4739,7801,400
Q310,9289,0781,383 11,3679,7511,336
Q49,8068,1101,253 10,2968,5321,216
2009       
Q110,9969,9001,083 10,5819,4921,112
Q210,8429,964980 10,2789,2461,022
Q39,1868,104975 9,6038,661939
Q48,7577,776908 9,3068,313878
2010       
Q110,74010,040708 10,2609,526738
Q210,4099,697717 9,7859,003742
Q39,3658,598761 9,8609,155731
Q49,5508,831718 10,2169,556689
2011       
Q110,5619,916646 10,1359,466675
Q210,73010,114616 9,9589,264642
Q39,7859,171614 10,3119,737589
Q49,9289,333595 10,68710,206568
2012       
Q110,94010,420520 10,4739,854553
Q211,45610,909547 10,61110,044566
Q39,3838,803580 9,8499,304555
Q48,9008,267633 9,6849,102601
2013       
Q110,3039,757545 9,8299,209584
Q210,63610,044592 9,8589,249611
Q39,6758,988687 10,0799,465657
Q48,7278,029698 9,6008,888661
Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year Percentage change on previous quarter
        
2008       
Q1-3.2-3.7-2.2 -5.4-6.74.5
Q20.81.5-1.9 -1.00.7-5.5
Q3-4.2-3.7-4.4 -0.9-0.3-4.5
Q4-17.9-19.5-14.1 -9.4-12.5-9.0
2009       
Q1-7.8-2.1-25.2 2.811.2-8.6
Q2-9.4-4.7-27.2 -2.9-2.6-8.1
Q3-15.9-10.7-29.5 -6.6-6.3-8.1
Q4-10.7-4.1-27.5 -3.1-4.0-6.6
2010       
Q1-2.31.4-34.6 10.314.6-15.9
Q2-4.0-2.7-26.9 -4.6-5.50.6
Q32.06.1-22.0 0.81.7-1.5
Q49.113.6-21.0 3.64.4-5.8
2011       
Q1-1.7-1.2-8.8 -0.8-1.0-2.0
Q23.14.3-14.1 -1.7-2.1-4.9
Q34.56.7-19.3 3.55.1-8.3
Q44.05.7-17.1 3.64.8-3.6
2012       
Q13.65.1-19.4 -2.0-3.4-2.6
Q26.87.9-11.2 1.31.92.3
Q3-4.1-4.0-5.6 -7.2-7.4-1.8
Q4-10.4-11.46.4 -1.7-2.28.3
2013       
Q1-5.8-6.44.8 1.51.2-2.8
Q2-7.2-7.98.3 0.30.44.5
Q33.12.118.4 2.22.37.6
Q4-1.9-2.910.3 -4.7-6.10.6
Annex 3A Total Domestic Demand at Current Market Prices & Constant Prices (Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011) -Non Seasonally Adjusted
           € million
              
 CURRENT MARKET PRICES CONSTANT MARKET PRICES
              
PeriodPersonal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationFinal Domestic DemandValue of physical changes in stocksTotal Domestic Demand Personal consumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationFinal Domestic DemandValue of physical changes in stocksTotal Domestic Demand
200894,16230,37139,620164,152-330163,822 87,43529,39233,709151,536-325151,064
200983,29429,30426,096138,695-1,490137,205 82,96128,39924,648136,309-1,458134,814
201082,20026,19619,293127,689-567127,122 83,68826,43919,071129,236-567128,650
201182,38025,70117,266125,347984126,332 82,38025,70117,266125,347984126,332
201282,63425,09617,434125,164376125,540 82,15124,73817,097123,986347124,333
201383,06125,05218,385126,498492126,990 81,21024,60217,807123,620534124,154
2008             
Q123,6817,44812,20943,339-39042,948 22,1257,27410,15840,077-59139,645
Q222,9747,5279,72140,22352940,752 21,3137,2818,20537,03281037,459
Q323,1227,5349,79540,452-2740,425 21,4777,2478,38537,4127937,393
Q424,3847,8607,89440,138-44239,696 22,5207,5916,96237,014-62436,567
 94,16230,37139,620164,152-330163,822 87,43529,39233,709151,536-325151,064
2009             
Q120,9837,6947,71236,388-56835,819 20,6097,2747,09535,299-56634,739
Q220,3667,1226,90034,3881434,401 20,2877,1506,42133,7187933,754
Q320,1507,1206,03633,307-43032,877 20,2656,8455,82333,046-48232,566
Q421,7957,3695,44834,612-50534,107 21,7997,1305,31034,245-49033,755
 83,29429,30426,096138,695-1,490137,205 82,96128,39924,648136,309-1,458134,814
2010             
Q120,1686,6375,25632,061-40631,655 20,6246,6435,10432,454-44232,013
Q220,0786,4265,56332,0664732,113 20,4966,6895,48532,5084032,540
Q320,2576,3704,33230,95822331,181 20,6716,4274,41831,51424031,743
Q421,6976,7654,14332,605-43232,173 21,8976,6804,06532,760-40632,354
 82,20026,19619,293127,689-567127,122 83,68826,43919,071129,236-567128,650
2011             
Q120,2606,4424,99231,69419831,892 20,4526,5604,99231,90315732,059
Q220,1676,4344,73631,33756631,903 20,2376,4814,72331,40550531,913
Q319,9336,4263,64230,00159530,595 19,9756,3173,61830,00564530,655
Q422,0206,4003,89632,316-37531,941 21,7166,3423,93332,034-32231,705
 82,38025,70117,266125,347984126,332 82,38025,70117,266125,347984126,332
2012             
Q119,9546,3885,21531,557-231,555 19,9686,3635,20731,539-9131,448
Q219,9506,2164,00930,17671530,891 19,9266,1283,95330,00764630,653
Q320,3926,2974,14330,83217431,006 20,3316,0713,96530,36722430,591
Q422,3376,1944,06732,599-51132,088 21,9276,1753,97232,073-43331,641
 82,63425,09617,434125,164376125,540 82,15124,73817,097123,986347124,333
2013             
Q120,0466,2434,50930,79857431,372 19,7366,2504,42830,41464831,063
Q219,9696,2334,13830,34042130,761 19,6156,0224,03629,67339630,069
Q320,6016,2494,80831,65848532,143 20,1706,1124,54830,83049131,322
Q422,4456,3284,93033,702-98932,713 21,6906,2184,79632,703-1,00231,701
 83,06125,05218,385126,498492126,990 81,21024,60217,807123,620534124,154
Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year    Percentage change on corresponding period of previous year  
2008             
Q16.36.3-13.00.1 -0.9 3.61.5-5.20.3 -0.7
Q21.96.4-18.1-3.0 -2.7 -0.22.2-8.7-2.2 -1.9
Q31.13.6-11.7-1.9 -0.8 -0.2-1.1-2.3-0.8 0.6
Q4-2.14.5-31.6-8.7 -11.9 -2.7-0.1-22.7-7.5 -10.7
              
2009             
Q1-11.43.3-36.8-16.0 -16.6 -6.80.0-30.2-11.9 -12.4
Q2-11.4-5.4-29.0-14.5 -15.6 -4.8-1.8-21.7-8.9 -9.9
Q3-12.9-5.5-38.4-17.7 -18.7 -5.6-5.5-30.6-11.7 -12.9
Q4-10.6-6.3-31.0-13.8 -14.1 -3.2-6.1-23.7-7.5 -7.7
              
2010             
Q1-3.9-13.7-31.8-11.9 -11.6 0.1-8.7-28.1-8.1 -7.8
Q2-1.4-9.8-19.4-6.8 -6.7 1.0-6.4-14.6-3.6 -3.6
Q30.5-10.5-28.2-7.1 -5.2 2.0-6.1-24.1-4.6 -2.5
Q4-0.5-8.2-23.9-5.8 -5.7 0.5-6.3-23.5-4.3 -4.2
              
2011             
Q10.5-2.9-5.0-1.1 0.7 -0.8-1.2-2.2-1.7 0.1
Q20.40.1-14.9-2.3 -0.7 -1.3-3.1-13.9-3.4 -1.9
Q3-1.60.9-15.9-3.1 -1.9 -3.4-1.7-18.1-4.8 -3.4
Q41.5-5.4-6.0-0.9 -0.7 -0.8-5.1-3.2-2.2 -2.0
              
2012             
Q1-1.5-0.84.5-0.4 -1.1 -2.4-3.04.3-1.1 -1.9
Q2-1.1-3.4-15.4-3.7 -3.2 -1.5-5.4-16.3-4.5 -3.9
Q32.3-2.013.72.8 1.3 1.8-3.99.61.2 -0.2
Q41.4-3.24.40.9 0.5 1.0-2.61.00.1 -0.2
              
2013             
Q10.5-2.3-13.5-2.4 -0.6 -1.2-1.8-15.0-3.6 -1.2
Q20.10.33.20.5 -0.4 -1.6-1.72.1-1.1 -1.9
Q31.0-0.816.12.7 3.7 -0.80.714.71.5 2.4
Q40.52.221.23.4 1.9 -1.10.720.72.0 0.2
Annex 3B Total Domestic Demand at Current Market Prices & Constant Prices (Chain linked annually and referenced to year 2011) -Seasonally Adjusted   
            € million
 CURRENT MARKET PRICES CONSTANT MARKET PRICES
              
PeriodPersonal comsumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationFinal Domestic DemandValue of physical changes in stockTotal Domestic Demand Personal Personal comsumption of goods and servicesNet exp. by central and local government on current goods and servicesGross domestic fixed capital formationFinal Domestic DemandValue of physical changes in stockTotal Domestic Demand
              
2008             
Q123,7887,46011,49242,944-21842,398 22,2317,3559,44739,492-56239,250
Q223,5717,6189,75041,15412041,132 21,8037,3388,31137,84631738,015
Q323,6767,58210,16541,2799141,745 21,8907,3318,66738,14542338,508
Q423,0857,7268,15838,774-29738,605 21,4587,3867,23836,038-51835,369
2009             
Q121,2147,7027,13936,184-39935,473 20,8367,3286,50634,851-47334,499
Q220,8657,1826,94835,141-35834,665 20,7447,1836,52734,445-35334,213
Q320,6107,1756,28433,988-46633,804 20,6636,9646,03533,699-38933,371
Q420,5487,2625,67933,345-22933,261 20,6556,9495,56133,257-22132,758
2010             
Q120,4256,6134,85031,949-28531,386 20,8766,6874,65932,139-37531,815
Q220,6576,4895,56932,782-27032,360 21,0296,6885,55133,192-30233,000
Q320,6926,4144,52931,6055431,947 21,0436,5514,61432,15414332,366
Q420,3576,6914,31331,318631,427 20,6796,5494,23931,701731,517
2011             
Q120,7456,4354,53631,74824231,752 20,8886,5224,49831,70719631,951
Q220,6616,4654,83831,99526632,087 20,6906,5284,85932,07919032,333
Q320,3186,4573,79430,57435931,229 20,3126,4203,78130,59843831,076
Q420,5856,3574,04031,00018431,258 20,4386,2644,07930,91121431,012
2012             
Q120,4236,3574,78231,584-5831,385 20,3696,2924,71031,397-14931,258
Q220,5666,2564,09430,92743931,146 20,5016,1874,07530,70338931,183
Q320,7516,3204,30231,378-9031,586 20,6416,1484,15330,959-2930,879
Q420,8186,1664,18331,24115231,407 20,6026,1294,07830,87717931,027
2013             
Q120,5426,2114,15630,79442231,191 20,1376,1524,01030,29152130,809
Q220,6566,2674,26231,22216731,086 20,2576,1024,20230,44316330,706
Q320,9306,2714,95732,14020832,687 20,4566,1724,74731,39721931,515
Q420,8856,3045,04432,289-27132,024 20,3356,1824,89431,442-33831,121
Percentage change on previous quarter    Percentage change on previous quarter  
2008             
Q10.51.1-2.70.8 -3.2 0.3-0.51.91.2 -0.8
Q2-0.92.1-15.2-4.2 -3.0 -1.9-0.2-12.0-4.2 -3.1
Q30.4-0.54.30.3 1.5 0.4-0.14.30.8 1.3
Q4-2.51.9-19.7-6.1 -7.5 -2.00.7-16.5-5.5 -8.2
2009             
Q1-8.1-0.3-12.5-6.7 -8.1 -2.9-0.8-10.1-3.3 -2.5
Q2-1.6-6.7-2.7-2.9 -2.3 -0.4-2.00.3-1.2 -0.8
Q3-1.2-0.1-9.6-3.3 -2.5 -0.4-3.1-7.5-2.2 -2.5
Q4-0.31.2-9.6-1.9 -1.6 -0.0-0.2-7.9-1.3 -1.8
2010             
Q1-0.6-8.9-14.6-4.2 -5.6 1.1-3.8-16.2-3.4 -2.9
Q21.1-1.914.82.6 3.1 0.70.019.13.3 3.7
Q30.2-1.2-18.7-3.6 -1.3 0.1-2.1-16.9-3.1 -1.9
Q4-1.64.3-4.8-0.9 -1.6 -1.7-0.0-8.1-1.4 -2.6
2011             
Q11.9-3.85.21.4 1.0 1.0-0.46.10.0 1.4
Q2-0.40.56.60.8 1.1 -0.90.18.01.2 1.2
Q3-1.7-0.1-21.6-4.4 -2.7 -1.8-1.7-22.2-4.6 -3.9
Q41.3-1.56.51.4 0.1 0.6-2.47.91.0 -0.2
2012             
Q1-0.80.018.41.9 0.4 -0.30.415.51.6 0.8
Q20.7-1.6-14.4-2.1 -0.8 0.6-1.7-13.5-2.2 -0.2
Q30.91.05.11.5 1.4 0.7-0.61.90.8 -1.0
Q40.3-2.4-2.8-0.4 -0.6 -0.2-0.3-1.8-0.3 0.5
2013             
Q1-1.30.7-0.6-1.4 -0.7 -2.30.4-1.7-1.9 -0.7
Q20.60.92.51.4 -0.3 0.6-0.84.80.5 -0.3
Q31.30.116.32.9 5.1 1.01.113.03.1 2.6
Q4-0.20.51.80.5 -2.0 -0.60.23.10.1 -1.3

Background Notes

Introduction  This release gives the official quarterly national accounts estimates for Ireland. It provides the first set of results for quarter 4 of 2013 and preliminary results for the year 2013. These are compiled in accordance with the ESA95 system of accounts, as used in all member states of the European Union. The aggregates shown have been derived from a wide variety of sources. As some of the available sources are of lesser reliability than those used for the annual national accounts, the quarterly estimates given in this release have a higher margin of error than the annual figures.

 

Revisions  Minor revisions have been made to the previously published figures for the first three quarters of 2013.



Nace classification       In compliance with EU regulations the Nace Rev. 2 classification system is used in tables 1, 4 and Annex 2. (The national classification system that was used up to and including the Q4 2011 QNA results that were published in March 2012 was replaced with the Nace Rev. 2 classification system in the Q1 2012 results published in July 2012). 

The results for the economy are shown for five sectors. The contents of the sectors conform to the Nace Rev. 2 system.  The “Publishing” industry is classified in the sector “Distribution, transport, software and communication”. In addition, enterprises in the Hotels and catering sector are also classified to this sector. The “Software” industry is also part of the “Distribution transport, software and communications” category in the NACE rev 2 classification.

 

In Tables 1 and 4 the following is the correspondence with the relevant sections of Nace Rev. 2:

Agriculture, forestry and fishing Section A

Industry Sections B to F

Distribution, transport, software & communications Sections G to J

Public Administration and Defence Section O

Other Services Sections K to N

and P to U

For further information on the Nace Rev. 2 classification of industrial activity, visit the CSO website:

http://www.cso.ie/en/surveysandmethodology/classifications/classificationofindustrialactivity.

 

Current Price        For the annual accounts, GDP at current prices is calculated using two independent approaches i.e. the income and expenditure methods. On a quarterly basis, it is not possible to compile a reliable income based estimate. The estimates in current prices are on the expenditure basis only and these are supplied in Table 2. The balancing item (i.e. the statistical discrepancy) which is required to adjust the expenditure based estimate to the definitive measure of GDP (the average of income and expenditure) has been projected forward into 2013 in line with the trend in the aggregate of all the other expenditure items

 

Volumes    At constant prices, two measures (output and expenditure) are used. These measures are now being produced using annual chain linked indices. On the output side, for each quarter, the volume growth measures at a detailed level are weighted together using value added weights of the previous year. Similarly, on the expenditure side, the growth estimates are weighted by expenditure weights of the previous year.  The average of the two measures is the growth measure used. The change over a period of years is then calculated by linking together the annual changes. The estimates in this release are referenced to 2011 values. A consequence of this method is that the individual components of GDP at reference year values do not add to the total.

                                      

Definitions Gross Domestic Product (GDP) represents the total value added (output) in the production of goods and services in the country. 

Net factor income from the rest of the world (NFI) is the difference between investment income (interest, profits etc.) and labour income earned abroad by Irish resident persons and companies (inflows) and similar incomes earned in Ireland by non-residents (outflows). The data are taken from the Balance of Payments statistics. However the components of interest flows involving banks in this item in the national accounts are constructed on the basis of “pure” interest rates (that is exclusive of FISIM) whereas in the balance of payments the FISIM adjustment is not carried out. There is an equal and opposite adjustment then made to the imports and exports of services in the national accounts which is not made to these items in the balance of payments.  The deflator used to generate the constant price figures is based on the implied quarterly price index for the exports of goods and services. In some years exceptional income payments have had to be deflated individually. 

Gross National Product (GNP) is the sum of GDP and NFI. Because NFI is the difference between two large gross flows, its magnitude can fluctuate greatly from one quarter to another. This can lead to significant differences between the GDP and GNP growth rate for the same quarter.

 

Methodology  Table 1: Output Measure 

The estimation procedures are similar to those used for the annual accounts whenever possible.  However, in a number of cases the annual methodology cannot be followed due to the lack of relevant data. 

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing                          

The estimate for Agriculture is calculated by using the available sub-annual information for exports and slaughterings of animals, milk deliveries, stock changes (six-monthly), fertiliser and feeding stuffs usage etc. For some items, annual figures are distributed equally across the quarters. Monthly sea fish landings are used to estimate the quarterly output of fishing. 

Industry 

The gross value added of manufacturing industry is calculated by applying monthly volume of production indices to the previous year's quarterly gross value added,including royalties. Royalties are separately deflated using the export price index and then deducted

Changes in the volume of investment in construction projects are used to estimate the output of the building and construction sector.

Distribution, Transport,Software and Communications

For distribution the methods used are similar to those used for the annual calculation. They rely heavily on the retail sales indices and other CSO services inquiries. In the case of transport, most of the output measures used for the annual calculations are available on a quarterly basis. 

For communications the main data sources are direct inquiries to the suppliers, with additional data and trend estimation for some residual components.

Public Administration and Defence

The quarterly estimate of value added for public administration and defence has been calculated based on the employment trends in the public sector.

Other Services (Incl. Rent)

The Other Services category covers a variety of service activities, some of which are surveyed on a quarterly basis by the CSO. For some services, information on outputs is not directly available on a quarterly basis. In most of these cases, quarterly estimates are derived using trends in related indicators. In a small number of residual cases, annual estimates are distributed equally across the quarters.

 

Taxes and Subsidies

Taxes and subsidies are deflated at a detailed level using appropriate price indices.  Value added taxes and excise duties have been accrued and recorded in the period in which the underlying expenditure took place.

 

Net factor income from the rest of the world

The value of net income flows with the rest of the world in the Quarterly National Accounts release is generally consistent with the published Balance of Payments statistics except for the FISIM adjustment (see the definition of this item above).

 

Tables 2 and 3: Expenditure Measures 

The various components of the expenditure based measure of GDP are defined in the annual National Income and Expenditure publication. The methods used for the quarterly series are similar to those used for the annual where possible but in many cases alternative methods have been applied.

Personal Consumption Expenditure is estimated using CSO data, such as the Retail Sales Indices together with some direct inquiries. Administrative data sources are used for some goods such as fuel and power products and motor vehicles. Constant price estimates are obtained using components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

 

Net Expenditure by Central and Local Government at current market prices is estimated using Government records. From Q2 of 2009 it is calculated net of the public sector pension levy introduced in March 2009. The constant price estimates of remuneration are derived by extrapolating base year estimates using an index of employment or using appropriate deflators for wages and are unaffected by the pension levy which is treated as a reduction in wage rates. Expenditure on goods and services is deflated partly by consumer price indices and partly by wholesale price indices.

 

Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation at current market prices includes expenditure on building and construction work and machinery and equipment. The quarterly estimates of dwellings are based on data from the Department of Environment’s (DoE) Quarterly Housing Bulletin. Information on other building and construction is based on the CSO’s quarterly index of production in Building and Construction. Quarterly estimates of commercial vehicles used in the business sector are estimated using administrative data. Estimates of other machinery and equipment are made by reference to import statistics and the CSO Quarterly Capital Assets in Industry Inquiry. Current estimates are deflated to prices of the previous year using appropriate price indices such as components of the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and indices for construction activity

 

Value of Physical Changes in Stocks at current pricescovers stock changes in the agricultural, industrial and distribution sectors and in intervention stocks. This item measures the actual value change in stocks between the beginning and end of quarter adjusted for any changes in the prices of the underlying commodities. Data on industrial and distribution stocks are taken from published and unpublished components of the CSO Quarterly Stocks Inquiry. Agricultural stocks are estimated from the results of CSO’s agricultural enumerations and statistics on animal slaughterings, etc. Constant price estimates are calculated by deflating the current estimates using relevant price indices and price data on agricultural and intervention stocks. Some adjustments have been made to the stocks values to improve the coherence of the quarterly accounts. These are judgmental adjustments to allow for within-year timing differences between the output and expenditure measures. Over a calendar year, these adjustments are neutral.

 

Exports and Imports of Goods and Services at current prices are taken from the CSO Balance of Payments series. An adjustment is made for FISIM (see the definition of “net factor income from the rest of the world” page 12) Current price estimates are converted to previous year prices using the available price indices, including export and import unit value indices.

 

A very significant fall in the pattern of distributive type trade with Great Britain in Electrical machinery and parts in 2002 has a very large influence on year-on-year comparisons of both exports and imports for 2003 and the latter part of 2002. While the comparisons of gross flows are considerably influenced, the net balance of trade is not significantly affected.

 

Seasonal Adjustment        Seasonal adjustment is conducted using the direct seasonal adjustment approach. Under this approach each individual time series is independently adjusted, e.g. aggregate series are adjusted without reference to the component series. This applies to GDP and GNP also. In other words the seasonally adjusted GDP and GNP are not derived as the sum of the seasonally adjusted components (such as Personal Consumption, Exports etc.) but rather by seasonally adjusting the unadjusted values of GDP and GNP as shown in Tables 1 - 3. On account of this and also because of the statistical discrepancy in the original series, the sum of the seasonally adjusted components of GDP and GNP do not add to the respective seasonally adjusted series. As part of the seasonal adjustment process, ARIMA models are identified for each series based on unadjusted data spanning Q1 1997 to Q1 2013. These models are then applied to the entire series (Q1 1997 to Q4 2013). Seasonal factors and the parameters of the ARIMA models are updated each quarter.

 

The adjustments are completed by applying the X-12-ARIMA model, developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to the unadjusted data. This methodology estimates seasonal factors while also taking into consideration factors that impact on the quality of the seasonal adjustment such as, for example:

• Calendar effects, e.g. the timing of Easter

• Outliers, temporary changes and level shifts in the series 

For additional information on the use of X-12-ARIMA see (Findley, D.F., B.C. Monsell, W.R. Bell, M.C. Otto, and B. Chen (1998), “New Capabilities and Methods of the X-12-Arima Seasonal Adjustment Program”, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 16, pp. 127-177.)

 

 

 

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