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Key short-term economic indicators

Economic IndicatorLatest resultsChange over
ValuePeriod1 Month3 Months12 Months

National accounts


GDP (Constant prices, SA), €m

66,639Q4 2016:+2.5%+6.6%

GNP (Constant prices, SA), €m

55,027Q4 2016:+3.2%+10.1%

General government surplus/deficit as a % of GDP

2.2Q4 2016:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

75.4Q4 2016:::

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

23,786Q4 2016:+0.7%+2.2%

Government expenditure (Constant prices, SA), €m

7,172Q4 2016:+1.4%+5.7%

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

29,005Q4 2016:+85.7%+149.8%

International accounts


Exports of goods (SA), €m

10,149Mar 2017-4.0% +0.2%+9.8%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

5,098Mar 2017-16.2% -19.9%-13.5%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

-11,132Q4 2016:-21,210-18,299

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,045.1Q1 2017:-0.1%+3.5%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

6.4May 20170% -5.9%-23.8%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

266.6Apr 2017-1.7% -4.3%-14.6%

Average weekly earnings, €

723.08Q1 2017:+0.9%+1.4%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2016=100

101.1Apr 2017+0.4% +1.6%+0.9%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

106.6Apr 2017-0.7% -0.7%+1.8%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

117.980Mar 2017+0.2% +1.8%+7.4%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

94.3Mar 2017+1.3% +2.5%+8.8%

Consumption and Investment


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

114.2Apr 2017-1.0% -2.0%-0.9%

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

125.9Apr 2017-0.6% -1.3%+1.6%

New private cars licensed, number

13,427Apr 2017::-9.6%

Loans to households, €m

121,236Mar 2017+0.1% -0.2%-0.5%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

42,106Mar 2017+1.4% -0.5%-3.8%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.03Mar 2017-1.9% -3.5%-3.5%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.99Mar 2017-1.3% -2.4%+0.9%

Production


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

151.4Mar 2017+2.6% -9.0%+3.0%

Dwellings completions, number

1,263Feb 2017+1.5% -20.0%+6.0%

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