Official Statistics

Forecasts for the UK economy: December 2016

A comparison of independent forecasts for the UK economy in December 2016.



Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts.

Please note that Forecasts for the UK economy is a summary of published material reflecting the views of the forecasting organisations themselves and does not in any way provide new information on the Treasury’s own views. It contains only a selection of forecasters, which is subject to review.

No significance should be attached to the inclusion or exclusion of any particular forecasting organisation. HM Treasury accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of material published in this comparison.

This month’s edition contains medium term forecasts up to 2019.

The next edition will be released on 18 January 2017.

Published 21 December 2016
Last updated 9 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated document covers only
  2. Due to a technical error the Santander and IHS Markit forecasts were not previously included. Most of the headline December averages are unchanged, however the inclusion of the forecasts slightly changes the averages for PSNB and the current account.
  3. First published.