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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

0.3Q2 2016:::

Gross General government debt as a % of annualised GDP

77.8Q2 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

9,876Sep 2016-4.4% -1.9%+9.9%

Imports of goods (SA), €m

6,107Sep 2016+6.6% +1.2%+5.5%

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), %

7.3Nov 2016-2.7% -7.6%-19.8%

Numbers on Live Register (SA), 000

285.6Nov 2016-1.0% -4.4%-13.5%

Average weekly earnings, €

701.87Q3 2016:-0.7%+1.2%

Prices


Consumer price index, December 2011=100

101.2Nov 2016-0.1% -1.0%-0.1%

Manufacturing industries output price index, 2010 = 100

105.6Oct 2016+0.9% +0.1%+1.6%

Agricultural output price index, 2010=100

111.623Sep 2016+1.8% +0.7%-2.2%

Residential property price index, January 2005=100

90.8Sep 2016+1.2% +4.2%+6.3%

Consumption and Investment


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

98.1Oct 2016-0.4% -5.4%+2.1%

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

112.4Oct 2016-0.4% -6.5%+4.2%

New private cars licensed, number

1,896Nov 2016::+1.2%

Loans to households, €m

124,319Aug 2016-0.1% -0.1%-1.8%

Loans to non-financial corporations, €m

44,254Aug 2016-1.2% -2.4%-6.5%

Variable interest rate on new housing loans, %

3.00Aug 2016-3.5% -3.8%-4.2%

Interest on consumer and other loans, %

6.99Aug 2016+0.6% +0.9%+6.6%

Production


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

159.1Oct 2016-4.2% -11.1%-7.0%

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.