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Key short-term economic indicators

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ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

50,904Q3 2015:+1.4%+6.8%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

42,311Q3 2015:-0.8%+3.2%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

-2.2Q3 2015:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

99.4Q3 2015:::

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

22,621Q3 2015:+0.7%+3.6%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

6,813Q3 2015:-1.0%-1.0%

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

12,128Q3 2015:+4.9%+34.2%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

9,138Nov 2015-11.2% -0.3%+23.3%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,759Nov 2015-1.0% +6.3%+1.4%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

2,446Q3 2015:-258-679

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

1,983.0Q3 2015:+1.2%+2.9%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

8.6Jan 2016-2.3% -3.4%-14.9%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

323.2Jan 2016-1.5% -2.7%-10.2%

Average weekly earnings, €

688.80Q3 2015:-1.3%+2.7%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2011=100

101.2Dec 2015-0.1% -0.6%+0.1%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

105.7Dec 2015-1.1% +1.1%+3.6%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

113.508Nov 2015-0.3% -1.5%-3.0%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

86.8Dec 2015+0.5% +1.6%+6.6%

Consumption and Investment


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

96.0Dec 2015-0.8% -0.4%+3.4%

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

108.4Dec 2015-0.7% +0.5%+6.4%

New private cars licensed, number

847Dec 2015::-7.9%

Loans to households, €m

127,086Nov 2015-0.3% -0.5%-2.7%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

50,257Nov 2015+0.8% -1.2%-7.4%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.40Nov 2015-1.7% +8.6%-4.0%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.71Nov 2015-1.2% +2.3%+12.2%

Production


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

139.5Dec 2015-3.3% -1.2%+20.4%

Dwellings completions, number

1,352Dec 2015+7.1% +10.8%+13.7%

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