This section contains historical national accounts data stretching back to 1086.  The main sources for the historical data are the Broadberry, Campbell, Klein, Overton and van Leeuwen (2015), study of British Economic Growth, 1270-1870 and the Studies in National Income and Expenditure of the United Kingdom series by the Department of Applied Economics in Cambridge, particularly the contributions of Feinstein (1972) and Sefton and Weale (1995) who produce complete set of accounts for the period 1855-1965 and 1920-1990 respectively.  This is supplemented by official national accounts data from 1948 from ONS under various systems of accounts.   Section III of the Bank of England’s Millennium Dataset produces continuous historical time series from these different sources using particular assumptions.  This is backed up by various digitised documentation on sources and methods and the complete set of Blue Books going back to 1941.

Historical National Accounts 1086 to the present
The first two datasets here represent estimates of British and UK National accounts data back to 1270 with the kind permission of the authors and Cambridge University Press. The Bank of England's Millennium of Data Spreadsheet combines these and other estimates to create continuous national accounts series up to the present.  It also includes a benchmark estimate for 1086 derived from the Domesday Book based on the work of Professor James Walker at the Henley Business School, University of Reading:
The Bank of England's vintage database
The main body of the database contains monthly vintages of National Accounts data published since January 1990. Each vintage shows the data available on the last working day of the month. For a subset of the real expenditure variables, a longer history of quarterly vintages is also available.  The database is available in Microsoft Excel format. It is updated every year following the publication of the ONS Blue Book. It was last updated in November 2016.
The 'read me' workbook details the available dataset. The data themselves can be found in the other workbooks. They all contain a 'menu' worksheet that lists the data available therein. Other worksheets contain successive vintages of data for individual series. Each vintage is a separate column, with the oldest vintage of data on the far left and the most recent vintage on the far right. At the top of each column is the publication date (i.e. the month in which that vintage was published).

All files are pdf, unless otherwise stated. File sizes greater than 25MB are indicated.

Official sources and methods guides to the National Accounts.

Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1946-1951 No File
Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1955-1960 No File
Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1961-1965 No File
Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1965-1975 No File
Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1966-1970 No File
Central Statistical Office - National Income & Expenditure 1971-1975 No File
National Income & Expenditure 1982 No File
National Income & Expenditure 1983 No File
Treasury National Income & Expenditure 1938-1950 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1992-1993 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1994-1995 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1996 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1997 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1998 No File
UK Economic Accounts 1999 No File
UK Economic Accounts 2000 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1980 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1981 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1984 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1985 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1986 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1987 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1988 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1989 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1990 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1991 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1992 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1993 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1994 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1995 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1996 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1997 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1998 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 1999 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2000 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2001 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2002 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2003 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2004 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2005 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2006 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2007 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2008 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2009 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2010 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2011 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2012 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2013 No File
United Kingdom National Accounts 2014 No File
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