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  1. For certain statistics initial estimates are released with the expectation that these may be revised and updated as further data becomes available.
  2. Revisions may also be made when methods or systems are changed.

These types of planned revisions should not be confused with errors in released statistics, which are genuine mistakes. Such mistakes occur rarely and, when they do happen, corrections are made in a timely manner, announced and clearly explained to users in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (Principle 2, Practice 7).

Previous versions

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Correction See correction
An error has been identified within the Trade in services by country split and impacts Table C within the Balance of payments, UK: April to June 2019 publication tables, as well as the corresponding time series. This was caused by a processing error within trade and does not affect the whole world totals for trade and the current account. This error has resulted in small impacts to the EU/Non-EU country split for trade in services, total trade in goods and services as well as the total current account for EU/Non-EU country split for the whole time period (1999 to 2019 Quarter 2) only. Total trade in services and all other data in this release are not affected. The data have now been corrected. We apologise for the inconvenience.
31 October 2019 13:11
csv (527.7 kB) xlsx (436.7 kB) structured text (611.5 kB) Scheduled update/revision 30 September 2019 09:30
csv (524.3 kB) xlsx (434.9 kB) structured text (608.6 kB) Scheduled update/revision 28 June 2019 09:30
csv (520.4 kB) xlsx (432.2 kB) structured text (602.6 kB) Scheduled update/revision 29 March 2019 09:30
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Correction See correction
A minor processing error has been identified and corrected in the current account balance as a percentage of GDP data and associated references in the bulletin. The error affected 2017 and 2018 quarters up to and including 2018 Q3. The error was due to a processing issue and did not affect the underlying current account balance or GDP estimates or any other outputs within the release.
8 January 2019 14:47
csv (518.9 kB) xlsx (430.6 kB) structured text (599.7 kB) Scheduled update/revision 21 December 2018 09:30
csv (517.1 kB) xlsx (428.9 kB) structured text (596.4 kB) Scheduled update/revision 28 September 2018 09:30
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Correction See correction
A small error occurred in the Balance of payments time series dataset due to incorrect data being published. We have corrected this error. You can see all previous versions of this data on the previous versions page. We apologise for any inconvenience.
29 June 2018 10:12
csv (514.1 kB) xlsx (427.4 kB) structured text (593.9 kB) Scheduled update/revision 29 June 2018 09:30
csv (509.9 kB) xlsx (424.3 kB) structured text (588.4 kB) Scheduled update/revision 29 March 2018 09:30
csv (508.6 kB) xlsx (422.9 kB) structured text (585.2 kB) Scheduled update/revision 22 December 2017 09:30
csv (508.4 kB) xlsx (422.7 kB) structured text (585.2 kB) Scheduled update/revision 23 October 2017 16:00
csv (507.4 kB) xlsx (421.2 kB) structured text (580.4 kB) Scheduled update/revision 29 September 2017 09:30
csv (506.0 kB) xlsx (421.0 kB) structured text (580.4 kB) Scheduled update/revision 30 June 2017 09:30
csv (504.0 kB) xlsx (419.5 kB) structured text (577.6 kB) Scheduled update/revision 30 June 2017 09:30
csv (510.6 kB) xlsx (425.1 kB) structured text (571.8 kB) Scheduled update/revision 31 March 2017 09:30
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Correction See correction
The error previously announced regarding the seasonally adjusted component level of imports and balances of trade in services has now been corrected. Table F within the Balance of Payments release and table B3 within the UK Economic Accounts have now been updated, along with their respective time series data between Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2012 and Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience.
20 February 2017 14:00
csv (516.0 kB) xlsx (424.1 kB) structured text (582.1 kB) Scheduled update/revision 23 December 2016 09:30
csv (513.6 kB) xlsx (429.2 kB) structured text (578.9 kB) Scheduled update/revision 30 September 2016 09:30
csv (511.4 kB) xlsx (427.6 kB) structured text (576.4 kB) Scheduled update/revision 30 June 2016 09:30
csv (507.1 kB) xlsx (424.3 kB) structured text (569.9 kB) Scheduled update/revision 31 March 2016 09:30