Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom decreased to 80.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 82.30 percent in the third quarter of 2018. Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom averaged 72.78 percent from 1958 until 2018, 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 83.20 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 82.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 82.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -16.00 -3.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 50.40 52.20 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.10 51.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.80 0.00 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 0.00 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.00 0.50 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.20 82.30 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 10.00 -6.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10801.00 11628.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -854.00 1195.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4308.00 3918.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 114178.00 111344.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -61.40 -67.90 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 140374.00 127051.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 158639.00 153599.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -18.00 6.00 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 -1.70 -1.80 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.40 0.60 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -1.20 -0.70 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 660.00 630.00 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 50.70 52.10 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24971.00 24914.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 10.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
80.20 82.30 85.20 38.00 1958 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 61.10 Sep/18
Australia 81.84 Oct/18
Brazil 77.10 Oct/18
Canada 85.50 Jun/18
China 76.50 Sep/18
Euro Area 83.90 Dec/18
France 85.20 Dec/18
Germany 87.10 Dec/18
Indonesia 75.33 Sep/18
Italy 77.90 Sep/18
Japan 101.20 Sep/18
Mexico 81.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 84.10 Dec/18
Russia 64.00 Oct/18
South Africa 81.10 Jun/18
South Korea 102.60 Oct/18
Spain 78.50 Dec/18
Switzerland 84.70 Dec/18
Turkey 74.10 Nov/18
United Kingdom 80.20 Dec/18
United States 78.40 Oct/18


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