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Key short-term economic indicators

Economic IndicatorLatest resultsChange over
ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

64,849Q3 2016:+4.0%+6.6%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

53,508Q3 2016:+3.2%+10.4%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

-2.6Q3 2016:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

77.1Q3 2016:::

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

23,540Q3 2016:+0.7%+2.1%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

7,056Q3 2016:+0.8%+5.6%

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

13,052Q3 2016:-17.8%-6.9%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

9,608Dec 2016-6.3% -4.6%-8.3%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,590Dec 2016-9.8% -10.9%-18.4%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

10,078Q3 2016:+5,435+3,154

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,048.1Q4 2016:+0.4%+3.3%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

6.8Jan 2017-1.4% -6.8%-20.9%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

278.6Jan 2017-1.2% -3.2%-13.8%

Average weekly earnings, €

701.87Q3 2016:-0.7%+1.2%

Prices


Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

107.3Jan 2017+0.2% +1.6%+1.6%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

115.776Dec 2016+1.9% +3.8%+2.7%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

92.0Dec 2016-0.1% +1.3%+6.0%

Consumption and Investment


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

98.6Dec 2016-0.6% +0.1%+1.1%

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

113.7Dec 2016-0.7% +0.8%+3.4%

New private cars licensed, number

26,668Jan 2017::-1.6%

Loans to households, €m

122,114Dec 2016+0.1% +0.2%-1.0%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

42,586Dec 2016-1.1% -1.1%-4.0%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.14Dec 2016-1.3% -1.3%-4.8%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

7.16Dec 2016+2.3% +2.0%+2.6%

Production


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

164.2Dec 2016-12.0% -1.0%-1.9%

Dwellings completions, number

1,556Dec 2016-1.5% +16.1%+15.1%

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