Financial and Economic Statistics User Group

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FESUG exists for users of economic and financial data, whether produced by official sources, trade bodies or commercial enterprises. Economic and financial data fundamentally describe our society and the economy so, through meetings and discussions on this website, FESUG aims to improve understanding of compilation methodologies, obtain practitioner views on sources or potential improvements, provide topical discussion and promote expertise amongst users.

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  • Second estimate of GDP, Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2016 has been released today (22nd February 2016) Please note that that this is the new format bulletin in line with economic theme days, with a more streamlined format. As such some tables such as revisions, ...

  • Quarterly National Accounts Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2016 has been released today (23rd Dec 2016) Find it here:

  • Having read recent postings and taking account of experience over the last decade or so, I think that the National Accounts are not a suitable source of weights in a Consumer Price Index. The NA tend to suffer major revisions after about 4-5 years. ...

  • Second Estimate of GDP, Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2016 has been released today (25th Nov 2016) Find it here:

  • The Office for National Statistic (ONS) has ambitious plans to transform economic statistics in the UK, improving their coverage, quality and granularity. A key part of this transformation work is to develop enhanced financial accounts for the UK ...

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