United Kingdom Industrial Production  1969-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial production in the United Kingdom increased 2.9 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, above a downwardly revised 2.1 percent rise in February. It is the highest annual growth in industrial output since February of 2017 although below market expectations of 3.1 percent. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning jumped 11.8 percent (3.8 percent in February) and manufacturing went up 2.9 percent, above 2.5 percent in February. On the other hand, declines were seen for oil and gas extraction (-2.4 percent compared to 2.1 percent); mining and quarrying (-2.6 percent compared to 1.3 percent); and water supply, sewerage and waste management (-3.5 percent, the same as in February). Industrial Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.86 percent from 1969 until 2018, 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
2018-03-09 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.6% 0% 1.8% 1.5%
2018-04-11 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.2% 1.2% 2.9% 2.5%
2018-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.9% 2.1% 3.1% 2%
2018-06-12 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.9% 1.6%
2018-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.4%
2018-08-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.1%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -4.00 13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.90 54.90 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 52.80 51.70 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 2.10 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 0.10 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.90 2.50 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.90 81.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 12701.00 16699.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -3.00 4.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -760.00 -2026.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4462.00 4382.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 109353.00 108691.00 109353.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -46.40 -44.70 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 147471.00 145475.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 167911.00 474069.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -5.00 23.00 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 0.30 0.80 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production -2.60 1.30 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 630.00 574.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.51 5.49 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 7.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.20 52.50 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 30349.00 30742.00 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 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.90 2.10 22.60 -11.90 1969 - 2018 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012=100, SA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.70 Dec/17
Brazil 1.30 Mar/18
Canada 4.46 Feb/18
China 7.00 Apr/18
Euro Area 3.00 Mar/18
France 1.80 Mar/18
Germany 3.20 Mar/18
India 4.40 Mar/18
Indonesia -3.50 Feb/18
Italy 3.60 Mar/18
Japan 2.40 Mar/18
Mexico -3.70 Mar/18
Netherlands 5.90 Mar/18
Russia 1.30 Apr/18
South Korea -4.30 Mar/18
Spain 5.10 Mar/18
Switzerland 8.70 Dec/17
Turkey 7.60 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.90 Mar/18
United States 3.50 Apr/18


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