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House of Lords written question – answered on 24th July 2013.

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Photo of The Earl of Courtown The Earl of Courtown Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the balance of the economy has changed since May 2010; and which individual sectors have seen the largest and smallest growth.

Photo of Lord Deighton Lord Deighton The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

Information on the main output categories of the UK economy and the change in output from the second quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2013 is available in Table A4 of the Office for National Statistics' United Kingdom Economic Accounts1, set out below.

Industry Weight in gross domestic product, parts per thousand Change from 2010 Q2 to 2013 Ql, per cent
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 7 0.5
Mining And Quarrying 23 -28.5
Manufacturing 104 -1.1
Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply 13 -3.4
Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities 12 3.1
Construction 63 -9.7
Distribution & Accommodation and Food Service Activities 138 3.2
Transport, Storage & Communication 108 3.7
Business services and Finance 307 4.9
Government and Other Services 225 2.8

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