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

Industrial production in the United Kingdom rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in May of 2018, following a downwardly revised 1.6 percent increase in April and well below market expectations of a 1.9 percent gain. It is the lowest annual increase in industrial output since December as oil and gas extraction rose a meager 0.3 percent, utilities fell 1.6 percent and mining and quarrying went down 0.3 percent. In contrast, manufacturing increased 1.1 percent and water supply and sewerage advanced 2.7 percent. 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
2018-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.9% 2.1% 3.1% 2%
2018-06-11 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.8% 2.9% 2.7% 3.4%
2018-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.8% 1.6% 1.9% 2.5%
2018-08-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.8% 2.1%
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.6%
2018-10-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.9%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -4.00 13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.40 54.30 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 55.10 54.00 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.80 1.60 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -1.00 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.10 0.90 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.90 81.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 11628.00 12701.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders 13.00 -3.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -96.00 -1820.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4462.00 4382.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 107899.00 109353.00 109353.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -53.60 -43.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 137225.00 127952.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 234945.00 192649.00 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 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.00 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.40 0.30 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production -0.30 5.50 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 582.00 769.00 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 55.20 54.50 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 30192.00 28126.00 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 1.60 22.60 -11.90 1969 - 2018 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.70 Dec/17
Brazil -6.60 May/18
Canada 5.01 Apr/18
China 6.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.40 May/18
France -0.90 May/18
Germany 3.10 May/18
India 3.20 May/18
Indonesia 11.60 May/18
Italy 2.10 May/18
Japan 4.20 May/18
Mexico 0.30 May/18
Netherlands 1.80 May/18
Russia 2.20 Jun/18
South Korea 0.90 May/18
Spain 1.60 May/18
Switzerland 9.00 Mar/18
Turkey 6.40 May/18
United Kingdom 0.80 May/18
United States 3.80 Jun/18


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