Industrial Production in the United Kingdom increased 3.70 percent in August of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. It is the smallest annual gain since March although above market forecasts of 3.1 percent. Manufacturing went up 4.1 percent, utilities 2 percent, water supply and sewerage 5.8 percent while the mining sector declined 0.5 percent and oil and gas extraction 1.9 percent. source: Office for National Statistics

Industrial Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.93 percent from 1969 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 29.90 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -25.30 percent in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Industrial Production in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2022 and 2.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Industrial Production

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-10 06:00 AM Jul 3.8% 8.3% 3% 3.2%
2021-10-13 06:00 AM Aug 3.7% 4.4% 3.1% 3.2%
2021-11-11 07:00 AM Sep 3.7% 3.4%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 0.30 percent Aug/21
Industrial Production 3.70 4.40 percent Aug/21
Manufacturing Production 4.10 6.10 percent Aug/21
New Orders 13364.00 11310.00 GBP Million Jun/21
Changes in Inventories 2996.00 4215.00 GBP Million Jun/21
Corporate Profits 128529.00 116726.00 GBP Million Jun/21
Leading Economic Index 2.90 4.20 percent Aug/21
Mining Production -0.50 -17.30 percent Aug/21
Private Investment 4.50 -10.70 percent Jun/21
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.