GDP in Europe, 4 Q 2014 (second estimate), Eurostat

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Press Release:  06 March 2015 - 6 Page(s)
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Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with the previous quarter, according to a second estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2014, GDP grew by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28.

Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.9% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2014, after +0.8% and +1.2% respectively in the previous quarter.

During the fourth quarter of 2014, GDP in the United States increased by 0.5% compared with the previous quarter (after +1.2% in the third quarter of 2014). Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, GDP grew by 2.4% (after +2.7% in the previous quarter).

Over the whole year 2014, GDP rose by 0.9% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU28, compared to -0.5% and
0.0% in 2013. In the United States, GDP grew by 2.4% in 2014 and by 2.2% in 2013.



Original title:  GDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28