Economy of United Kingdom

Imports
Imports commoditiesmanufactured goods, machinery, fuels; foodstuffs
Import partnersGermany 12.6%, China 8%, Netherlands 7.5%, US 6.7%, France 5.4%, Belgium 4.4%, Norway 4% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmanufactured goods, fuels, chemicals; food, beverages, tobacco
Export partnersGermany 11.3%, US 10.5%, Netherlands 8.8%, France 7.4%, Ireland 6.2%, Belgium 5.1% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productscereals, oilseed, potatoes, vegetables; cattle, sheep, poultry; fish
Industrial productsmachine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles, clothing, other consumer goods
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)7.50 % (2013-09)7.80 % (2013-08)7.90 % (2013-07)7.70 % (2013-06)7.60 % (2013-05)7.50 % (2013-04)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of United Kingdom
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)6.60 % (2014-03)6.70 % (2014-02)6.80 % (2014-01)7.10 % (2013-12)7.10 % (2013-11)7.10 % (2013-10)7.30 % (2013-09)7.60 % (2013-08)7.70 % (2013-07)7.70 % (2013-06)7.70 % (2013-05)7.70 % (2013-04)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of United Kingdom
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold87.5 Billion $ (2013)105 Billion $ (2012)94.5 Billion $ (2011)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of United Kingdom
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices1.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)1.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)1.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)1.90 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)2.00 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)2.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)2.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)2.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)2.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)2.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of United Kingdom
Inflation2.00 % (2013)2.80 % (2012)4.50 % (2011)
Inflation of United Kingdom
Unemployment7.20 % (2013)8.00 % (2012)8.10 % (2011)
Unemployment of United Kingdom
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.49 Trillion $ (2013)2.44 Trillion $ (2012)2.46 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of United Kingdom
GDP growth rate1.80 % (2013)0.20 % (2012)0.80 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of United Kingdom
GDP per Capita (PPP)37,300 $ (2013)36,600 $ (2012)37,100 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of United Kingdom
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity2.39 Trillion $ (2013)2.31 Trillion $ (2012)2.33 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of United Kingdom
GDP PPP per land area9.80 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)9.49 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)9.54 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of United Kingdom
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.50 % (2013)0.50 % (2012)0.50 % (2011)
Central bank discount rate of United Kingdom
Commercial bank prime lending rate4.40 % (2013)4.22 % (2012)4.06 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of United Kingdom
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP0.70 % (2013)0.70 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP20.5 % (2013)20.8 % (2012)
Services % of GDP78.9 % (2013)78.5 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals29.3 Million (2012)29.3 Million (2011)28.3 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of United Kingdom
International tourism, number of departures56.5 Million (2012)56.8 Million (2011)55.6 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of United Kingdom
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio46.4 % (2012)46.7 % (2011)45.1 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of United Kingdom
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)91.1 % of GDP (2013)88.7 % of GDP (2012)85.0 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of United Kingdom
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-3.75 % of GDP (2012)-1.33 % of GDP (2011)-3.28 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of United Kingdom
Current Account Balance (Total)-93.60 Billion $ (2013)-93.60 Billion $ (2012)-46.04 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of United Kingdom
External Debt (Total)9.58 Trillion $ (2013)10.1 Trillion $ (2012)9.84 Trillion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of United Kingdom
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)385 % of GDP (2013)413 % of GDP (2012)399 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of United Kingdom
External Debt per Capita151 Thousand $ (2013)160 Thousand $ (2012)157 Thousand $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of United Kingdom