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Key short-term economic indicators

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ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

62,304Q2 2016:+0.6%+4.3%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

51,587Q2 2016:+0.6%+4.4%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

-2.3Q1 2016:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

80.4Q1 2016:::

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

23,285Q2 2016:-0.5%+2.1%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

7,012Q2 2016:+0.6%+5.0%

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

15,983Q2 2016:+38.9%+19.6%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

8,918Jul 2016-11.5% -6.4%-1.7%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,392Jul 2016-10.7% +5.7%-11.6%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

4,643Q2 2016:-4,312-2,904

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,014.9Q2 2016:+1.9%+2.9%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

8.3Aug 20160% -1.2%-8.8%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

299.2Aug 2016-0.6% -3.2%-12.2%

Average weekly earnings, €

703.83Q2 2016:-1.3%+0.5%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2011=100

102.2Aug 2016-0.2% +0.3%-0.1%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

104.9Aug 2016-0.6% +0.4%-0.9%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

108.989Jul 2016-1.7% -0.6%-8.0%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

87.1Jun 2016-0.1% +0.5%+6.6%

Consumption and Investment


Retail sales index, Value(SA), 2005=100

101.2Jul 2016+4.4% +2.0%+3.8%

Retail sales index, Volume (SA), 2005=100

118.6Jul 2016+12.5% +5.1%+6.3%

New private cars licensed, number

9,781Aug 2016::+14.1%

Loans to households, €m

124,885Jun 2016+0.1% -0.3%-2.1%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

45,310Jun 2016-1.5% -1.6%-5.7%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.22Jun 2016+3.2% +1.9%-2.7%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.93Jun 20160% 0%+6.9%

Production


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

178.2Jul 2016+4.0% +11.0%+7.4%

Dwellings completions, number

1,415Aug 2016+27.5% +9.4%+49.1%

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