Further ONS statistics about the UK's economy

The Office for National Statistics has tweeted:


Household expenditure grew by 0.4% in volume terms in Q4 2011, the first positive growth since 2010 Q2: http://t.co/2Gz4LaHm #gdp #ONS


Revised business #investment in q4 2011 was 3.3% down on q3 but 1.6% up on q4 2010 http://t.co/4mcKktJb #ons


The UK’s current account deficit was £8.5bn in Q4 2011, down from £10.5bn in the previous quarter http://t.co/4NBkU6n1 #economy #gdp #ONS


Economy shrank by 0.3%

The economy shrank by 0.3% between October and December, according to the Office for National Statistics. That is worse than previously estimated.