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Services Pulse

December 2021

Key Points

  • Services Pulse down in December
  • Firms downbeat about the here and now
  • And near-term prospects for business activity

Services Pulse

December 2021

Services Pulse

December 2021

79.8

-2.0 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

December 2021

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 33%
43%
24%

Balance +9%

(-15 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2021

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 28%
50%
22%

Balance +6%

(-15 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 10%
77%
13%

Balance -3%

(-7 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 15%
77%
8%

Balance +7%

(-4 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 69%
28%
2%

Balance +67%

(+4 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

December 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 34%
64%
2%

Balance +32%

(-2 on previous reading)