30 Sep United Kingdom GDP Annual Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the United Kingdom expanded 1.30 percent in the second quarter of 2019 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.44 percent from 1956 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.70 percent in the first quarter of 1973 and a record low of -6.10 percent in the first quarter of 2009. The United Kingdom is the sixth largest economy in the world and the second largest in Europe after Germany. The Services sector is the most important and accounts for 79 percent to total GDP. The biggest segments within Services are: government, education and health (19 percent of total GDP); real estate (12 percent); professional, scientific and technical activities and administrative and support services (12 percent); wholesale and retail trade (11 percent); and financial and insurance (8 percent). Industry accounts for 21 percent of the GDP and the largest segments within this sector are: manufacturing (10 percent of total GDP) and construction (6 percent). The Agriculture sector accounts for only 1 percent of GDP. This page provides the latest reported value for – United Kingdom GDP Annual Growth Rate – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.