Giuseppe Sandro Mela.
Eurostat ha rilasciato il Report preliminare GDP up by 2.0% in the euro area and by 1.9% in the EU.
Correttamente, l’Istituto di Statistica ha titolato con il confronto sul trimestre precedente.
Infatti, il Pil 2020Q2 era stato inusitatamente basso, motivo per cui il rapporto 2021Q2/2020Q2 è abnormemente alto.
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Preliminary flash estimate for the second quarter of 2021. GDP up by 2.0% in the euro area and by 1.9% in the EU. +13.7% and +13.2% respectively compared with the second quarter of 2020.
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In the second quarter 2021, seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 2.0% in the euro area and by 1.9% in the EU, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2021, GDP had declined by 0.3% in the euro area and 0.1% in the EU.
These preliminary GDP flash estimates are based on data sources that are incomplete and subject to further revisions.
Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 13.7% in the euro area and by 13.2% in the EU in the second quarter of 2021, after -1.3% in both zones in the previous quarter.
Among the Member States for which data are available for the second quarter 2021, Portugal (+4.9%) recorded the highest increase compared to the previous quarter, followed by Austria (+4.3%) and Latvia (+3.7%), while Lithuania (+0.4%) and Czechia (+0.6%) recorded the lowest increase. The year on year growth rates were positive for all countries.
Source dataset: namq_10_gdp
The next estimates for the second quarter of 2021 will be released on 17 August 2021.