Infrastructure output in India sank 4.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent growth in January. It is the first decline in three months and the biggest since August, mainly due to a 10.9 percent plunge in refinery products. Other decreases were also seen for electricity (-0.2 percent); steel (-1.8 percent); coal (-4.4 percent); crude oil (-3.2 percent); natural gas (-1 percent); cement (-5.5 percent) and fertilizers (-3.7 percent). Considering the April-February period, infrastructure output declined 8.3 percent. source: Office of the Economic Adviser to the Government of India

Construction Output in India averaged 3.73 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 11.66 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -37.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - India Infrastructure Output - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Infrastructure Output - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.

Construction Output in India is expected to be 2.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Output in India to stand at 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Infrastructure Output is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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India Infrastructure Output

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.60 0.90 11.66 -37.90 2005 - 2021 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-12-31 11:30 AM Nov -2.6% -0.9% -0.6%
2021-01-29 11:30 AM Dec -1.3% -1.4% -1.2%
2021-02-26 11:30 AM Jan 0.1% 0.2% 4.5%
2021-03-31 11:30 AM Feb -4.6% 0.9% 1%
2021-04-30 11:30 AM Mar -4.6% -2%
2021-05-31 11:30 AM Apr
2021-06-30 11:30 AM May
2021-07-30 11:30 AM Jun


News Stream
India Infrastructure Output Falls the Most in 6 Months
Infrastructure output in India sank 4.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent growth in January. It is the first decline in three months and the biggest since August, mainly due to a 10.9 percent plunge in refinery products. Other decreases were also seen for electricity (-0.2 percent); steel (-1.8 percent); coal (-4.4 percent); crude oil (-3.2 percent); natural gas (-1 percent); cement (-5.5 percent) and fertilizers (-3.7 percent). Considering the April-February period, infrastructure output declined 8.3 percent.
2021-03-31
India Infrastructure Output Inches Up for 2nd Month
Infrastructure output in India edged up 0.1 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in December. Figures for December compare with early estimates of a 1.3 percent fall. In January, gains were seen in production of electricity (5.1 percent), steel (2.6 percent) and fertilizers (2.7 percent) while declines were reported for refinery products (-2.6 percent), coal (-1.8 percent), crude oil (-4.6 percent), natural gas (-2 percent) and cement (-5.9 percent). Considering Considering April-January 2020-21, infrastructure output declined 8.8 percent.
2021-02-26
India Infrastructure Output Shrinks for 3rd Month
Infrastructure output in India dropped by 1.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 1.4 percent fall in November. Infrastructure output shrank for the 3rd consecutive month, with declines seen in production of cement (-9.7 percent), natural gas (-7.2 percent), crude oil (-3.6 percent), refinery products (-2.8 percent) and fertilizers (-2.7 percent). In contrast, production increased for coal (2.2 percent) and electricity (4.2 percent). Considering April-November 2020-21, infrastructure output shrank 10.1 percent.
2021-01-29
India Infrastructure Output Drops at Faster Rate
Infrastructure output in India dropped by 2.6 percent year-on-year in November 2020, accelerating from a revised 0.9 percent decline in the previous month, as output fell for petroleum refinery products (-4.8 percent vs -17 percent in October), crude oil (-4.9 percent vs -6.2 percent), natural gas (-9.3 percent vs -8.6 percent), steel (-4.4 percent vs 4.0 percent), and cement (-7.1 percent vs 3.2 percent). Meanwhile, production increased for coal (2.9 percent vs 11.7 percent), fertilizers (1.6 percent vs 6.3 percent), and electricity (2.2 percent vs 11.2 percent). Considering April-November 2020-21, infrastructure output shrank 11.4 percent.
2020-12-31

India Infrastructure Output
In India, infrastructure output refers to a combined index that measures the performance of Eight Core Industries: refinery production (weight: 28%), electricity generation (19.9%), steel production (17.9%), coal production (10.3%), crude oil production (8.9%), natural gas production (6.9%), cement production (5.4%) and fertilizers production (2.6%). Infrastructure accounts for nearly 40 percent of India's industrial output.