Business investment in the United Kingdom unexpectedly increased by 0.7 percent in the first quarter of 2023, easily beating market forecasts of a 0.4 percent fall while reversing a 0.2 percent contraction in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed. On a yearly basis, business investment grew by 3.2 percent, missing estimates of an 11.9% surge and slowing sharply from a 10.8 percent rise in the fourth quarter. source: Office for National Statistics
Private Investment in the United Kingdom averaged 1.01 percent from 1967 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 58.50 percent in the second quarter of 2005 and a record low of -33.70 percent in the third quarter of 2005. This page provides - United Kingdom Business Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Business Investment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.
Private Investment in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Business Investment is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2024 and 0.40 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.