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UK Gross Domestic Product from 1996 to 2016

United Kingdom Gross Domestic Product from 1996 to 2016

Between 1996 and 2016 the UK GDP (Chained Volume Measures) has had annual changes of between negative of 4.19%, in 2009, and a rise of 4.04%, in 1997.
The UK GDP for the 12 months ended at the end of September each Year:
2015 September £1,879,051 million, a rise of 2.64% from previous year
2016 September £1,914,771 million, a rise of 1.90% from previous year
2017 September £1,945,553 million, a rise of 1.61% from previous year

GDP in the UK from 2014

UK GDP in £ millions during 2014 to 2017

£477,152 – 2016 Q1. An increase of 0.16% for the 3 months
£479,682 – 2016 Q2. An increase of 0.53% for the 3 months
£481,524 – 2016 Q3. An increase of 0.38% for the 3 months
£484,268 – 2016 Q4. An increase of 0.57% for the 3 months
£485,509 – 2017 Q1. An increase of 0.26% for the 3 months
£486,914 – 2017 Q2. An increase of 0.29% for the 3 months
£488,862 – 2017 Q3. An increase of 0.40% for the 3 months

Average UK House Prices by Location and Type in 2017

Average UK House Prices in 2017

The average price of a house in the UK was £222,293 in August 2017

Average house prices in:

£66,779 Nelson, Lancashire
£70,311 Burnley, Lancashire
£74,687 East Ayrshire, Scotland
£75,442 Blaenau Gwent, South Wales
£76,432 Pendle, Lancashire
£77,523 Na h-Eileanan Siar, Scotland
£82,162 North Ayrshire, Scotland
£83,195 West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
£83,273 North Lanarkshire, Scotland
£85,537 Hyndburn, Lancashire
£85,812 County Durham, Durham

UK Unemployment Rates Since 1971

Unemployment Rates in the United Kingdom

Mid year Unemployment Rates in the UK have ranged from a low of 3.6% in June 1974 to a high of 11.8% in 1984.

Other than the June mid year figures shown below, November and December 1973 were the lowest on record with only 3.4% unemployed.
March, April and May 1984 were the highest on record with 11.9% unemployed.

Income Tax Rates in Scotland

Scottish Income Tax Rates

From April 2017, the income tax rates and bands payable by Scottish taxpayers will be those set by the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish rates and bands will then be set annually by the Scottish Parliament.

The New British £1 Coin

The new 12-sided £1 Coin is classed as the most secure coin in the world, made with a number of features that make it much more difficult to counterfeit.

This new coin becomes legal tender on 28th March 2017.

EU Citizens in UK and Guarantees for Future after Brexit

Should the UK Guarantee EU Citizen rights to stay in UK even though the EU can’t do so yet.

Sir Edward Leigh said: “It seems to me we might as well acknowledge this fact now whilst reserving the right – if in the extremely unlikely possibility of our EU partners deporting any UK citizens – which they won’t for the same practical reasons – we can change our minds, but let’s at least reassure these people now.”

Regions of England

England is divided into Nine different regions with Population Densities varying between 221.95 and 5,199.7 people per sq km, although averaging 406.6 people per sq km.