United Kingdom Manufacturing Production  1969-2018 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom increased 1.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2018, below 1.5 percent in the previous month and market expectations of 1.5 percent. On a monthly basis, industrial output fell 0.2 percent, compared to forecasts of a 0.2 percent gain and following a 0.4 percent rise in June. Main downward contributions came from pharmaceutical products (production fell 7.5 percent), machinery and equipment (-2.6 percent), rubber and plastics (-1.5 percent) and textiles and leather (-1.5 percent) while production of metal products made the largest upward contribution (+2 percent). Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.62 percent from 1969 until 2018, 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
2018-07-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.1% 0.9% 1.9% 2.8%
2018-08-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.5% 1.5% 1% 1.2%
2018-09-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.1% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
2018-10-10 08:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.1% 3%
2018-11-09 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.9%
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.6%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -3.00 -4.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 53.80 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 54.30 53.50 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.90 1.10 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 0.40 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.10 1.50 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.30 82.90 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 10801.00 11628.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders 7.00 11.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories 2214.00 -96.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 3918.00 4462.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 111344.00 107899.00 111344.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -61.00 -59.10 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 121051.00 128799.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 94094.00 163898.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment 6.00 -5.00 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 0.60 0.40 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment 0.50 -0.40 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production -0.70 -4.40 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 750.00 681.00 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 54.20 53.60 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24423.00 24189.00 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 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.50 19.60 -16.90 1969 - 2018 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.50 Mar/18
Brazil 4.00 Jul/18
Canada 2.32 May/18
China 6.10 Aug/18
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/18
France 1.90 Jul/18
Germany 0.60 Jul/18
India 7.00 Jul/18
Italy -1.20 Jul/18
Japan 2.40 Jul/18
Mexico 2.40 Jul/18
Netherlands 2.00 Jul/18
Russia 2.20 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 8.09 Mar/18
South Korea 0.80 Jul/18
Spain 1.70 Jul/18
Switzerland 8.80 Jun/18
Turkey 5.60 Jul/18
United Kingdom 1.10 Jul/18
United States 3.10 Aug/18


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