United Kingdom Industrial Production  1969-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial production in the United Kingdom went up 2.5 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.8 percent rise in August and beating market expectations of a 1.9 percent gain. It is the biggest annual increase in industrial output in seven months, with the largest upward contribution coming from manufacturing (2.7 percent compared to 2.8 percent in August), namely transport equipment (5.8 percent). Within this sub-sector, air and spacecraft and related machinery rose by 10.2 percent. This is a contract driven industry that can experience large milestone payments. In addition, mining (1.3 percent compared to -4.4 percent), oil and gas extraction (1.1 percent compared to -5.8 percent) and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (1.6 percent compared to -0.3 percent) rebounded. Industrial Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.84 percent from 1969 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 22.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -11.90 percent in December of 1980.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.6%
2017-10-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.6% 1.1% 0.8% 0.9%
2017-11-10 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.5% 1.8% 1.9% 2.1%
2017-12-07 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.5% -0.34%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -11.00 5.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.30 56.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 55.60 53.60 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.50 1.80 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 0.30 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.70 2.80 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 82.60 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 17.00 -2.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 11781.00 12866.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -2110.00 -642.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4152.00 4547.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 107327.00 108645.00 108645.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -55.90 -55.10 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 153224.00 103232.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 158192.00 426170.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 0.00 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 [+]
Private Investment 0.20 0.50 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 1.30 -4.40 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 640.00 549.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.51 5.49 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 7.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.80 54.10 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23079.00 23079.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Industrial Production

In the United Kingdom, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 70 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food, drink and tobacco (11 percent of total production); transport equipment (9 percent); basic metals (8 percent); other manufacturing and repair (6 percent); pharmaceutical products and preparations (6 percent); and rubber and plastic products and non-metallic mineral products (6 percent). Mining and quarrying account for 12 percent of production, as oil and gas extraction accounts for 10 percent. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output and water supply, sewerage and waste management account for 8 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 1.80 22.60 -11.90 1969 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012=100, SA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 0.70 Jun/17
Brazil 2.60 Sep/17
Canada 4.40 Aug/17
China 6.20 Oct/17
Euro Area 3.30 Sep/17
France 3.20 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Sep/17
India 3.80 Sep/17
Indonesia -1.40 Jun/17
Italy 2.40 Sep/17
Japan 2.60 Sep/17
Mexico -1.20 Sep/17
Netherlands 1.70 Sep/17
Russia 0.00 Oct/17
South Korea 8.40 Sep/17
Spain 3.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 2.90 Jun/17
Turkey 10.40 Sep/17
United Kingdom 2.50 Sep/17
United States 2.90 Oct/17