Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom declined 3.8 percent year-on-year in November of 2020, less than market forecasts of a 4.8 percent drop. Still, it is the 20th consecutive decline as coronavirus pandemic limited production. The country was under another lockdown during the month of November to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Compared with the previous month, factory activity went up 0.7 percent, led by transport equipment. source: Office for National Statistics

Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.36 percent from 1969 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -30 percent in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.

Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom is expected to be 5.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Manufacturing Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.80 -6.10 19.60 -30.00 1969 - 2020 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-09 06:00 AM Aug -8.4% -10.1% -5.9% -6.2%
2020-11-12 07:00 AM Sep -7.9% -8.3% -7.4% -7.6%
2020-12-10 07:00 AM Oct -7.1% -7.9% -8.4% -8.2%
2021-01-15 07:00 AM Nov -3.8% -6.1% -4.8% -5.6%
2021-02-10 07:00 AM Dec -3.8% -7.2%
2021-03-12 07:00 AM Jan -3.6%
2021-04-12 06:00 AM Feb -4%
2021-05-12 06:00 AM Mar 4.6%


News Stream
UK Factory Activity Falls Less than Expected
Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom declined 3.8 percent year-on-year in November of 2020, less than market forecasts of a 4.8 percent drop. Still, it is the 20th consecutive decline as coronavirus pandemic limited production. The country was under another lockdown during the month of November to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Compared with the previous month, factory activity went up 0.7 percent, led by transport equipment.
2021-01-15
UK Manufacturing Extends the Decline for the 19th Month
Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom declined 7.1 percent year-on-year in October of 2020, less than market forecasts of an 8.4 percent drop. Still, it is the 19th consecutive decline as coronavirus pandemic and Brexit uncertainty limited the production. Compared with September of 2020, factory activity jumped 1.7 percent, the strongest gain in 3 months and led by transport equipment.
2020-12-10
UK Factory Activity Shrinks for 18th Month
Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom fell 7.9 percent year-on-year in September of 2020, the smallest decline since February but still marking the 18th consecutive decrease. On a monthly basis, manufacturing production rose 0.2 percent, following a 0.9 percent increase in August, led by manufacturing of transport equipment and as 10 of the 13 subsectors displayed upward contributions.
2020-11-12
British Factory Activity Continues to Recover
Manufacturing production in the UK contracted 9.4 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, less than forecasts of a 10.4 percent plunge and marking the sixth straight decline in factory output. On a monthly basis, manufacturing went up 6.3 percent, above forecasts of 5 percent, led by transport equipment, which rose by 18.5 percent although all of the 13 subsectors displayed upward contributions.
2020-09-11

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).