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Key short-term economic indicators

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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

10,197Nov 2016-0.6% -2.8%+7.1%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

6,152Nov 2016+18.0% +5.9%+0.7%

Balance of payments (Current account), €m

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

Labour Market and Earnings


Numbers in employment, 000

2,040.5Q3 2016:+1.3%+2.9%

Unemployment rate (SA), %

7.2Dec 2016-1.4% -6.5%-19.1%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

282.4Dec 2016-1.2% -3.1%-14.0%

Average weekly earnings, €

701.87Q3 2016:-0.7%+1.2%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2011=100

101.2Dec 20160% -0.6%0%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

107.1Dec 2016+0.5% +2.3%+1.3%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

113.579Nov 2016+1.8% +3.6%+0.6%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

92.1Nov 2016+0.5% +2.7%+6.6%

Consumption and Investment


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

99.1Nov 2016+0.6% +0.1%+2.1%

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

113.8Nov 2016+0.9% +0.7%+4.3%

New private cars licensed, number

692Dec 2016::-18.3%

Loans to households, €m

123,402Nov 2016-0.2% -0.1%-1.4%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

44,152Nov 2016+0.9% +0.3%-5.1%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.18Nov 2016+3.6% +6.4%-6.2%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

7.00Nov 2016+1.3% +0.1%+4.3%

Production


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

188.9Nov 2016+17.1% +23.0%+14.8%

Dwellings completions, number

1,290Oct 2016-3.7% +16.2%+13.4%

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