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Key short-term economic indicators

Economic IndicatorLatest resultsChange over
ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

71,147Q2 2017:+1.4%+5.8%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

54,224Q2 2017:-4.6%-1.3%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

-0.3Q2 2017:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

74.3Q2 2017:::

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

24,110Q2 2017:-1.1%+1.3%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

7,213Q2 2017:+0.6%+2.1%

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

22,128Q2 2017:+39.9%-9.3%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

9,343Sep 2017+1.2% -5.1%-9.5%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,748Sep 2017-3.0% -12.8%-16.4%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

-872Q2 2017:-9,442+781

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,063.0Q2 2017:+0.9%+2.4%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

6.0Oct 2017-1.6% -3.2%-16.7%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

246.9Oct 2017-1.0% -3.8%-14.3%

Average weekly earnings, €

722.65Q2 2017:-0.2%+2.2%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2016=100

100.7Oct 2017-0.1% -0.3%+0.6%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

101.9Sep 2017-0.5% -2.7%-2.7%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

122.813Sep 2017+0.1% -1.0%+10.0%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

97.9Sep 2017+0.6% +2.5%+7.8%

Consumption and Investment


Retail sales index, Value(SA), 2010=100

111.8Sep 2017-4.4% -2.2%-1.6%

Retail sales index, Volume (SA), 2010=100

126.4Sep 2017-2.5% +3.7%+1.2%

New private cars licensed, number

3,255Oct 2017::-15.0%

Loans to households, €m

120,466Sep 2017+0.4% +0.4%+0.5%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

40,951Sep 2017+0.1% -1.6%-2.1%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.17Sep 2017-0.3% -0.3%-0.3%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.99Sep 2017+0.1% +0.4%-0.4%

Production


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

160.8Sep 2017+0.4% +4.0%-3.1%

Dwellings completions, number

1,647Sep 2017+2.6% +6.9%+22.9%

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