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

Homicide by Firearm: Rate per Million population

Homicide by Firearm around the World

Countries with less than 1 Homicide by Firearm per Million population

Japan, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Norway, Algeria, France, England and Wales, Hungary, Israel and Poland

Countries with between 1.0 and 1.99 Homicides by Firearm per Million population

Mauritius, Slovenia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Australia, Qatar, New Zealand, Lithuania, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Germany.


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.

The United States of Europe by Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister 1999–2008

The United States of Europe by Guy Verhofstadt, Belgian Prime Minister 1999–2008

The Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt does not mince his words. He wishes to create a ‘United States of Europe,’ with all member states of the European Union participating if possible, with a group of ‘pioneers’ if necessary.

His book is required reading for anyone who cares about Europe.

Nuclear Weapons by Country in 2017

How Many Nuclear Weapons does each Country have in 2017

Russia and the USA still account for nearly 93 per cent of all nuclear weapons in the world, and are reducing these numbers each year. However, although the total numbers have reduced, the number of nuclear weapons in the world has increased since 2014.

  • USA has reduced the total from 7,300 in 2014 to 6,800 in 2017, and decreased deployed warheads from 1,920 to 1,800
  • Russia has reduced the total from 8,000 in 2014 to 7,000 in 2017, but increased deployed warheads from 1,600 to 1,950
  • The rest of the world has, combined, increased the total from 1,000 in 2014 to 1,135 in 2017, but reduced deployed warheads from 450 to 400.

Marius and the Band of Blood : Book 4 by Christopher William Hill

The Marius and the Band of Blood Story

A gruesomely funny series for fans of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket.Meet Marius Myerdorf, the newest recruit of Schwartzgarten’s most secret of societies. His is a tale of adventure and abduction, friendship and fearlessness, as The Band of Blood race against time to unmask two of the foulest fiends in the history of the Great City…

Japanese Citizenship 5 Year Residence Rule

Japanese Citizenship 5 Year Residence Rule

Becoming a Citizen of Japan is not easy, and requires a specific residence requirement, together with Language skills and sufficient income.
You are required to have a valid visa (Status of Residence) from the Immigration Bureau of Japan at the time of application and you must have been living in Japan for at least 5 years.

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.

PrtScreen Key Stopped Working

How to fix the Print Screen key when it stops working

Have you ever had the situation where you press the PrtScreen key but nothing happens. You go to paste into MS Paint, or other programs, what you thought was in memory, and there is nothing there.

Domain Hosting Costs at May 2017

Domain Hosting Costs in May 2017

Most hosts offer special pricing for new customers, but Introductory prices apply to just the first term.

The following examples show costs ranging from initial $2.98 per month rising to $12.95 on renewal. These options will give you an idea of what is available by looking around and comparing.