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The Information Technology & Telecommucations sectors ensure positive growth in the technical consumer goods market in Q3 2018.

GfK TEMAX results for the United Kingdom, Q3 2018

Woking, October, 2018 – In the third quarter of 2018, the technical consumer goods (TCG) market grew by 5.1%, compared to the same quarter in 2017. In Q3 2018 there was a large variance in sector growth ranging from -9.8% to 18.8%. The TCG market in the UK generated revenue of €8.6 billion in Q3 2018 and €8.2 billion in Q3 2017.

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United Kingdom Q3 2018
Q4 2017 M. GBP Q1 2018 M. GBP Q2 2018 M. GBP Q3 2018 M. GBP Q3 2018 / Q3 2017 / +/- % Q1-Q3 2018 M. GBP Q1-Q3 2018 / Q1-Q3 2017 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 1,888 1,003 901 952 -0.6% 2,856 3.3%
Photography (PH) 173 131 140 145 -9.8% 416 -11.9%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 1,183 1,073 1,010 1,201 0.4% 3,285 -2.2%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 833 571 509 538 -1.7% 1,617 2.3%
Information Technology (IT) 2,814 2,359 2,034 2,181 -0.8% 6,574 7.0%
Telecommunications (TC) 3,553 2,480 2,674 3,131 18.8% 8,285 11.0%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 482 449 427 432 -6.7% 1,309 -6.0%
GfK TEMAX ® UK 10,928 8,066 7,696 8,580 5.1% 24,342 5.0%

Economic data 2017

United Kingdom
  • 1.8
    GDP growth in %
  • 39,730
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 4.3
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 2.7
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 27,458,679
    Number of households
  • 49,864
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing; Updated: 5 May 2018
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