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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).

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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. 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 14:51