All posts by Aimée Allam

Historical UK Government Debt

Chart of the Week: Week 17, 2014: Historical UK Government Debt

The latest public sector finances were released this morning, so we decided to update our chart from this time last year showing historical UK government debt going back to 1855 (this time in 2013 prices).

/ April 23, 2014
Employment by Age Group

Chart of the Week: Week 16, 2014: Employment by Age Group

Data released today show that UK employment continued to increase, with the unemployment rate down to 6.9%.

/ April 16, 2014
UK Trade

Chart of the Week: Week 15, 2014: UK Trade

This morning, official trade statistics were released for 2013, which included details on the top import and export markets for the UK, and what commodities are traded. 

/ April 9, 2014
Cost of Essentials

Chart of the Week: Week 14, 2014: Cost of Essentials

After last week's chart on wages compared to inflation, we received plenty of correspondence asking whether CPI is the best measure for the cost of living.

/ April 2, 2014