United Kingdom Manufacturing Production  1969-2017 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom increased 3.9 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following a 2.7 percent rise in September and in line with expectations. It is the biggest annual gain in manufacturing output so far this year, mainly due to a 9.3 percent jump in transport equipment. Within this sub-sector, air and spacecraft and related machinery increased by 11.5 percent; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers rose 6.3 percent. On a monthly basis, manufacturing output edged up 0.1 percent, slowing from a 0.7 percent gain in September but matching expectations. Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.60 percent from 1969 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -16.90 percent in December of 1980.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.8% 2.7% 1.9% 2.1%
2017-11-10 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.7% 2.8% 2.4% 2.5%
2017-12-08 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 3.9% 2.7% 3.9% 3.6%
2018-01-10 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 3.9%
2018-02-09 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY
2018-03-09 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -11.00 5.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.20 56.60 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 55.60 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.60 2.50 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.70 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.90 2.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 82.60 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 17.00 -2.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 16699.00 11781.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -1244.00 -2110.00 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 -55.90 -55.10 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 157056.00 153224.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 163541.00 158192.00 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 0.20 0.50 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 14.00 1.30 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 702.00 640.00 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 55.80 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23079.00 23079.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Manufacturing Production

Manufacturing production measures the output of businesses operating in the manufacturing sector. It is the most important sector in the UK 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). This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 2.70 19.60 -16.90 1969 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country
Country Last
Australia -0.40 Jun/17
Brazil 2.60 Sep/17
Canada 2.97 Aug/17
China 6.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 4.40 Oct/17
France 3.10 Sep/17
Germany 4.30 Sep/17
India 2.50 Oct/17
Italy 4.20 Oct/17
Japan 5.90 Oct/17
Mexico 2.70 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.00 Oct/17
Russia -4.70 Nov/17
South Korea -6.20 Oct/17
Spain 8.20 Oct/17
Switzerland 9.10 Sep/17
Turkey 10.40 Sep/17
United Kingdom 3.90 Oct/17
United States 2.40 Nov/17