United Kingdom Manufacturing Production  1969-2017 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing output in the United Kingdom increased 2.8 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, following an upwardly revised 2.7 percent gain in July and above market expectations of 1.9 percent. It is the fastest increase since February, with the largest contribution coming from other manufacturing and repair (7 percent). Within this sub-sector, the rest of repair and installation surged 21.2 percent. On a monthly basis, factory output increased 0.4 percent as production of basic metals surged 2.7 percent, the most since December last year, recovering from a 3.2 percent fall in July. Within basic metals category, fabricated metal products other than weapons surged 2.2 percent. Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.59 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
2017-08-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 0.6% 0.3% 0.6% 1.1%
2017-09-08 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.9% 0.6% 1.7% 1.9%
2017-10-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.8% 2.7% 1.9% 2.1%
2017-11-08 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.8% -0.26%
2017-12-07 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY -0.34%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 1.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.90 56.70 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.60 53.20 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 1.10 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 0.30 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.80 2.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.60 82.50 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 7.00 13.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 11781.00 12866.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -2110.00 -642.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4547.00 3967.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 107327.00 108645.00 108645.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -55.10 -53.60 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 103232.00 136397.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 426170.00 76433.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment 0.00 16.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Steel Production 549.00 601.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 0.50 0.80 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production -6.00 -7.50 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
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 54.10 54.00 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 6.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23079.00 23047.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.80 2.70 19.60 -16.90 1969 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country

Last
Australia -0.40 Jun/17
Brazil 4.20 Aug/17
Canada 3.73 Jul/17
China 8.10 Sep/17
Euro Area 3.40 Jul/17
France 1.10 Aug/17
Germany 5.30 Aug/17
India 3.10 Aug/17
Italy 4.60 Jul/17
Japan 5.40 Aug/17
Mexico 3.32 Aug/17
Netherlands 3.90 Aug/17
Russia 1.10 Sep/17
South Korea 2.90 Aug/17
Spain 2.30 Jul/17
Switzerland 4.00 Jun/17
Turkey 16.00 Jul/17
United Kingdom 2.80 Aug/17
United States 1.00 Sep/17