Early experimental data and analysis on economic activity and social change in the UK. These faster indicators are created using rapid response surveys, novel data sources and experimental methods.



  • Road traffic for Great Britain

    Experimental estimates to monitor the use of the transport system during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic using Department for Transport (DfT) data.

  • Weekly shipping indicators

    Experimental weekly and daily ship visits dataset covering UK ports.

  • Online weekly price changes

    The online price changes for a selection of food and drink products from several large UK retailers. These data are experimental estimates developed to deliver timely indicators to help better understand real time economic activity and social change in the UK.

  • Online job advert estimates

    Experimental job advert indices covering the UK job market.

  • Traffic camera activity

    Busyness indices using traffic camera data to monitor flows of cars, pedestrians, cyclists, buses and commercial vehicles for selected cities and regions of the UK. Experimental Statistics.

  • UK spending on credit and debit cards

    These data series are experimental real-time indicators for monitoring UK spending using debit and credit cards. They track the daily CHAPS payments made by credit and debit card payment processors to around 100 major UK retail corporates, based on data supplied by the Bank of England.

  • Company incorporations, voluntary dissolutions and compulsory dissolutions

    The number of Companies House incorporations and voluntary dissolutions accepted, and companies placed into compulsory dissolution: weekly dataset.

Changes to this release date

  • Previous date:
    3 June 2021 09:30
    Reason for change:
    This release has been moved from Thursday 3 June 2021 to Friday 4 June 2021 to allow sufficient time to produce the publication following the Spring Bank Holiday and Privilege Day for Civil Service employees. The release will also be reduced to main points and datasets only as a result of the shorter working week. The release will resume as normal from the following week (10 June).