This will be the best rate of growth since all the way back in 2007 and the first full year since the financial crisis when the economy has grown in all four quarters.
It appears that the Bank of England's Governor Carney has successfully broken the downward spiral of credit creation.
However, he isn't expected to raise interest rates any time just yet until business investment also picks up.
Growth and economic recovery to date has been said to be somewhat uneven.
Analysts expect dwelling prices to rise reasonably strongly in 2014 as monetary policy remains exceptionally loose.