United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI  2008-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI fell to 56.3 in December 2017 from November's 51-month high of 58.2 and way below market expectations of 58. Although growth of output, new orders and employment eased during December, rates of expansion remained strong. Also, new export sales continued to increase solidly, as demand improved from clients in Europe, the US, China and the Middle East. On the price front, input cost inflation slowed to a four-month low while selling prices rose for the twentieth successive month. Looking ahead to 2018, UK manufacturers maintained a positive outlook in December. The PMI averaged 55.9 in 2017, higher than an annual average of 52.3 in 2016. Manufacturing PMI in the United Kingdom is reported by Markit Economics.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -11.00 5.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.30 58.20 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 54.20 53.80 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.50 4.30 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.40 0.20 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.50 4.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 82.60 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 17.00 17.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 16699.00 11781.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -1409.00 -1862.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4152.00 4547.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 108691.00 107327.00 108691.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -42.90 -55.90 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 161490.00 157056.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 152473.00 163541.00 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 0.50 0.50 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.30 14.50 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 594.00 702.00 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 54.90 54.90 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 26344.00 24007.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI

Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 600 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.30 58.20 61.50 34.40 2008 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 56.20 Dec/17
Brazil 52.40 Dec/17
Canada 54.70 Dec/17
China 51.50 Dec/17
Euro Area 60.60 Dec/17
France 58.80 Dec/17
Germany 63.30 Dec/17
India 54.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 49.30 Dec/17
Italy 57.40 Dec/17
Japan 54.00 Dec/17
Mexico 51.70 Dec/17
Netherlands 62.20 Dec/17
Russia 52.00 Dec/17
South Korea 49.90 Dec/17
Spain 55.80 Dec/17
Switzerland 65.20 Dec/17
Turkey 54.90 Dec/17
United Kingdom 56.30 Dec/17
United States 55.10 Dec/17


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