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Key short-term economic indicators

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ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

61,490Q1 2016:-2.1%+2.8%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

50,786Q1 2016:+1.3%+10.6%

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

23,745Q1 2016:+2.1%+4.8%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

6,883Q1 2016:+1.6%+3.2%

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

11,350Q1 2016:-16.1%-2.4%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

9,553Jun 2016+4.5% +6.3%+2.2%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,051Jun 2016-7.6% -2.9%-11.5%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

8,955Q1 2016:+1,788+4,436

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

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

Unemployment rate (SA), %

8.3Jul 2016-1.2% 0%-9.8%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

300.3Jul 2016-1.7% -3.9%-12.5%

Average weekly earnings, €

703.83Q2 2016:-1.3%+0.5%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2011=100

102.4Jul 2016-0.2% +1.0%+0.5%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

105.5Jul 2016+0.4% +0.8%-1.3%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

110.899Jun 2016+0.4% +0.9%-6.4%

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

96.0Jun 2016-3.3% -2.6%+3.4%

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

106.3Jun 2016-5.8% -4.8%+5.4%

New private cars licensed, number

22,462Jul 2016::+5.5%

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

167.6Jun 2016+8.2% +19.7%-0.5%

Dwellings completions, number

1,055Jun 2016-18.5% +2.2%-0.4%

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