This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita
This indicator shows the percentage change (latest year on previous year) in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (Average) per capita at market prices.
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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the main measure of the size of the economy, representing the total value of all final goods and services produced in a defined time period. The ONS has published What is GDP? and GDP and me to explain what GDP is and how it relates to everyday life. For more detail on GDP methodology, please consult the Quality and methodology information for the UK GDP measure.
No calculations were performed in the data acquisition of this indicator as appropriate data was readily available in the final format specified by this indicator. For insight into the details of potential calculations please refer to the original source metadata or source contact.
Data going back to 1956 are available from the UK Economic Accounts (see Sources tab).
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator, with the exception that values have not been converted to US dollars. This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||27 April 2023|
|Metadata last updated||02 May 2023|