Industrial production in the UK increased 0.6% from the previous month in February of 2019, easing from an upwardly revised 0.7% rise in January and easily beating market expectations of a 0.1% gain. Output went up at a softer pace for manufacturing (0.9% from 1.1% in January), namely food, beverages & tobacco (0.9% from 2%); chemicals & chemical products (0.5% from 1.2%); basic metals & metal products (1.6% from 2.4%) and electrical equipment (1.9% from 2.2%). Meanwhile, production rebounded sharply for mining & quarrying (2.3% from -0.2%) while it fell for electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply (-1.3% from 0.5%). In addition, production decreased at a softer pace for water supply (-0.4% from -1.7%). On a yearly basis, industrial output edged up 0.1%, rebounding from a downwardly revised 0.3% drop and compared with market expectations of a 0.9% fall. It was the first gain in industrial activity since August of 2018. Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.08 percent from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.90 percent in March of 1972 and a record low of -8 percent in February of 1972.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be -0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.4% -0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
2019-02-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.5% -0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-03-12 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.6% -0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-04-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.6% 0.7% 0.1% -0.2%
2019-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.6% 0.3%
2019-06-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM
2019-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -23.00 -16.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 48.90 51.30 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 52.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production 0.10 -0.30 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 0.70 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.60 -0.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 80.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 1.00 6.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10747.00 11075.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 4241.00 2410.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4725.00 4308.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 112291.00 114178.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -62.00 -57.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 123203.00 120649.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 458054.00 81969.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -31.00 -18.00 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 4.90 2.90 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.30 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.90 -0.60 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 485.00 520.00 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 50.00 51.40 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 32455.00 29953.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM

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 MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.70 9.90 -8.00 1968 - 2019 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
Australia -0.80 Sep/18
Brazil 0.70 Feb/19
Canada 0.15 Jan/19
China 1.00 Mar/19
Euro Area -0.20 Feb/19
France 0.40 Feb/19
Germany 0.70 Feb/19
India -5.00 Feb/19
Indonesia 0.00 Oct/18
Italy 0.80 Feb/19
Japan 0.70 Feb/19
Mexico 0.30 Feb/19
Netherlands -0.50 Feb/19
Russia 10.30 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 4.17 Jun/18
Singapore -4.10 Feb/19
South Africa -1.80 Feb/19
South Korea -2.60 Feb/19
Spain -1.10 Feb/19
Turkey 1.30 Feb/19
United Kingdom 0.60 Feb/19
United States -0.10 Mar/19


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