Public Sector Finances October 2011

Public Sector Finances October 2011

Provisional estimates for current month

  • a current budget deficit excluding the temporary effects of financial interventions of £4.5 billion in October 2011
  • net borrowing excluding the temporary effects of financial interventions of £6.5 billion in October 2011
  • net debt excluding the temporary effects of financial interventions was £966.6 billion, equivalent to 62.3 per cent of GDP

Producer Price Index – October 2011

Producer Price Index – October 2011

  • In the year to October 2011 the output price index for home sales of manufactured products rose 5.7 per cent.
  • Between September and October the output index for home sales of manufactured products was unchanged.
  • In the year to October 2011 the output price index excluding food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum rose 3.4 per cent.
  • In the year to October 2011 the total input price index rose by 14.1 per cent. This is the lowest annual rate since December 2010, when the index rose 13.1 per cent.
  • Between September and October the total input price index fell 0.8 per cent.

Retail Sales: October 2011

Retail Sales: October 2011

  • Value of retail sales in October 2011 showed an increase of 5.4 per cent compared
    with October 2010.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted value data shows that small stores value sales grew
    by 9.5 per cent, in comparison large stores increased by 4.3 per cent.
  • Sales volumes in October 2011 increased by 0.9 per cent compared to October 2010.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted volume data shows that small stores provided the most upward
    pressure increasing by 5.3 per cent, in comparison large stores decreased by 0.3 per cent over
    the same period.