Chart of the Week

International Post-Recession Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 43, 2015: International Post-Recession Recovery

Preliminary figures released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday suggested that UK GDP growth in the third quarter of the year was 0.5% - lower than the previous quarter's growth rate of 0.7%, and the consensus forecast of 0.6%.

/ October 28, 2015
EU Government Finances

Chart of the Week: Week 42, 2015: EU Government Finances

Eurostat announced their updated statistics for European government finances this morning, and the headline figure showed that across the EU, the average deficit improved from 3.3% to 3%.

/ October 21, 2015
Historical Real Average Salary

Chart of the Week: Week 41, 2015: Historical Real Average Salary

According to data released this morning, earnings growth remained strong in the three months to August at 2.8% in nominal terms.

/ October 14, 2015
UK Workless Households

Chart of the Week: Week 40, 2015: UK Workless Households

The annual study from the ONS on workless households in the UK was released yesterday, and it showed a mixed picture with total workless households continuing to fall but the number of households where nobody has ever worked growing.

/ October 7, 2015