Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom increased to 81.30 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 80.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom averaged 72.82 percent from 1958 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 85.20 percent in the second quarter of 1988 and a record low of 38 percent in the first quarter of 1965.

Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom is expected to be 80.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom to stand at 79.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 80.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -23.00 -16.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 51.30 50.10 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.00 52.60 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -0.90 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.50 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.10 -2.10 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 80.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 6.00 -1.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10747.00 11075.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 2734.00 2502.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4725.00 4308.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 112291.00 114178.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -71.90 -68.70 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 120649.00 78106.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 81969.00 161013.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -31.00 -18.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -0.60 20.40 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.20 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -1.40 -1.20 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 520.00 800.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.50 50.30 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 29953.00 29548.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom Capacity Utilization

Capacity utilization rate is used to measure the rate at which potential output levels are being met or used. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
81.30 80.20 85.20 38.00 1958 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 56.20 Jan/19
Australia 80.87 Feb/19
Brazil 78.30 Jan/19
Canada 81.70 Dec/18
China 76.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 83.60 Mar/19
France 85.00 Mar/19
Germany 86.30 Mar/19
India 74.80 Sep/18
Indonesia 75.18 Dec/18
Italy 78.70 Dec/18
Japan 99.40 Jan/19
Mexico 78.80 Dec/18
Netherlands 83.90 Mar/19
Russia 63.00 Feb/19
South Africa 81.20 Sep/18
South Korea 103.10 Jan/19
Spain 80.59 Mar/19
Switzerland 84.29 Mar/19
Turkey 74.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom 81.30 Mar/19
United States 78.23 Feb/19


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