Tag: expenditure

Government Spending on Education v.s. Labour Productivity

Chart of the Week: Week 44, 2016: Government Spending on Education v.s. Labour Productivity

The chart shows that the UK, when compared to other EU countries with strong economies, has one of the lowest levels of spending on vocational education as a percentage of GDP (under 1.5%).

/ November 3, 2016
UK Central Government Finances

Chart of the Week: Week 11, 2016: UK Central Government Finances

We've updated our annual chart on central government finances per person in time for this afternoon's UK Budget speech.

/ March 16, 2016
Christmas Retail Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 51, 2015: Christmas Retail Spending

Every year, retail sales spike in December in the UK as people spend money on presents and preparations for Christmas celebrations.

/ December 23, 2015
International R&D Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 47, 2015: International R and D Spending

Spending on research and development has been comparatively low in the UK for some time, but it has decreased since the financial crisis.

/ November 25, 2015