Quarterly GDP growth of the UK 1955-2020

The United Kingdom's economy grew by one percent in the fourth quarter of 2020, following the record setting growth of 16.1 percent in Q3 2020, which itself followed the record 19 percent contraction in Q2 2020. During that quarter, the UK was officially in a technical recession (defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth), due to the economy shrinking by 2.9 percent in Q1 2020.

Quarterly growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the United Kingdom from 1st quarter 1955 to 4th quarter 2020

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Source

Release date

February 2021

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

Q1 1955 to Q4 2020

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