On the expenditure side, business investment plunged 10.5 percent, up from -13.5 percent in Q1. Government investment fell 0.8 percent up from a -4.8 percent preliminary estimate and -4.5 percent registered in the previous quarter.
Private consumption fell 2.3 percent, slightly up from Q1's 2.4 percent decrease while government consumption edged down to -0.7 percent from -0.6 percent in Q1. Exports (+1.1 percent) and imports (-0.2 percent) were both revised upwards.
On the production side, the output of the construction, financial institutions and business services was up quarter-on-quarter while that of agriculture, catering, transport and storage fell during the same period.
Compared with the previous quarter, the number of jobs fell by 34 thousand (-0.4 percent), up from a preliminary estimate of 41 thousand lost units. There were 137 thousand fewer jobs than in the same quarter of 2012 (-1.7 percent).