Tag: expenditure

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
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