Chart of the Week

UK Healthcare Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 19, 2014: UK Healthcare Spending

Per capita healthcare spending in the UK has slowed down massively since the 2008 recession, with spending on private healthcare decreasing even in nominal terms since the peak in 2007.

/ May 7, 2014
International Post-Recession Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 18, 2014: International Post-Recession Recovery

A preliminary estimate of Q1 GDP released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday suggested quarter on quarter growth of around 0.8%.

/ April 30, 2014
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