Chart of the Week

Historic Graduate and Apprentice Share by Work Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2017: Historic Graduate and Apprentice Share by Work Sector

This chart shows the increasing graduate share and declining apprenticeship share in the workforce within selected work sectors since the late 1980s.

/ August 17, 2017
Household Debt v.s. Interest Rates and CPI

Chart of the Week: Week 30, 2017: Household Debt v.s. Interest Rates and CPI

The base rate climbed steadily to 5.5% in 2008 before the global financial crash, after which it plummeted to 1.5% within one year as the Bank attempted to stimulate investment and consumption.

/ August 10, 2017
Top 6 Polluters' Emissions v.s. GDP

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2017: Top 6 Polluters’ Emissions v.s. GDP

The set of graphs generally indicates that developed countries are beginning to reduce their emissions, whereas India and China are seeing their emissions rise, as they undertake vast infrastructure projects and continue to lift sizeable populations out of poverty.

/ August 3, 2017
Changes in Composition of Global Debt

Chart of the Week: Week 28, 2017: Changes in Composition of Global Debt

This chart shows a positive trend in the growth of global debt, growing from $87 trillion in year 2000 to $199 trillion in 2014.

/ July 27, 2017