Contributions to GDP growth: first quarter 2015, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD


Private consumption, main driver of OECD GDP growth in the first quarter of 2015


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06/07/2015 - Real GDP growth in the OECD slowed slightly to 0.4% in the first quarter of 2015, down from 0.5% in the previous quarter. Private consumption was again the main driver of overall GDP growth with a contribution of 0.3 percentage point. Government consumption, investment and stockbuilding each contributed a further0.1 percentage point. On the other hand, net exports reduced GDP growth by 0.3 percentage point. 

Contributions to OECD real GDP growth
Percentage points


Link to underlying data - Source: Quarterly National Accounts: GDP Contributions to real GDP growth

Link to contributions of G7 countries  - charts  (PDF)



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