Industrial production in the UK declined 0.7 percent from a month earlier in April of 2022, following a 0.2 percent decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. Manufacturing output fell 1.0 percent (vs -0.2 percent in March), mostly due to manufacturing of computer, electronic, and optical products (-4.6 percent). Downside pressures also came from a 0.8 percent drop in mining and quarrying (vs 2.8 percent), while water supply and sewerage increased 1.7 percent (vs 0.0 percent), and electricity and gas rebounded by 0.6 percent (vs -2.0 percent). Output remained below the February 2020 pre-coronavirus pandemic levels in all of the production sectors, save for water supply and sewerage. source: Office for National Statistics

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.11 percent from 1968 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 11.10 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -20.80 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2023 and 0.40 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-12 06:00 AM Mar -0.2% -0.3% 0.1% 0.1%
2022-06-13 06:00 AM Apr -0.6% -0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2022-07-13 06:00 AM May -0.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 -0.20 percent Apr 2022
Industrial Production 0.70 0.70 percent Apr 2022
Manufacturing Production 0.50 1.90 percent Apr 2022
New Orders 12967.00 13326.00 GBP Million Mar 2022
Changes in Inventories 14159.00 1290.00 GBP Million Mar 2022
Corporate Profits 139210.00 128935.00 GBP Million Mar 2022
Mining Production 18.80 -1.00 percent Apr 2022
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.80 percent Apr 2022
Private Investment -0.50 1.00 percent Mar 2022

United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM
In the United Kingdom, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector 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). Mining and quarrying account for 12 percent of production, as oil and gas extraction accounts for 10 percent. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output and water supply, sewerage and waste management account for 8 percent.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 -0.20 11.10 -20.80 1968 - 2022 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA

News Stream
UK Industrial Output Unexpectedly Drops
Industrial production in the UK declined 0.7 percent from a month earlier in April of 2022, following a 0.2 percent decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. Manufacturing output fell 1.0 percent (vs -0.2 percent in March), mostly due to manufacturing of computer, electronic, and optical products (-4.6 percent). Downside pressures also came from a 0.8 percent drop in mining and quarrying (vs 2.8 percent), while water supply and sewerage increased 1.7 percent (vs 0.0 percent), and electricity and gas rebounded by 0.6 percent (vs -2.0 percent). Output remained below the February 2020 pre-coronavirus pandemic levels in all of the production sectors, save for water supply and sewerage.
2022-06-13
UK Industrial Output Unexpectedly Drops
Industrial production in the UK eased 0.2 percent from a month earlier in March of 2022, after a downwardly revised 0.3 percent fall in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.1 percent increase. Manufacturing output went down 0.2 percent (vs -0.5 percent in February), mostly due to manufacturing of pharmaceuticals (-5.4 percent). Negative pressures also came from a 2.0 percent drop in electricity and gas output (vs 0.7 percent), while water supply and sewerage was little changed (vs -0.6 percent), and mining & quarrying rose by 2.8 percent (vs -0.2 percent). Output remained below the February 2020 pre-coronavirus pandemic levels in three of the four production sectors.
2022-05-12
UK Industrial Output Unexpectedly Falls
Industrial production in the UK fell 0.6 percent from a month earlier in February of 2022, after a 0.7 percent rise in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.3 percent increase. Manufacturing output wen down 0.4 percent (vs 0.9 percent in January), mostly manufacturing of transport equipment fell by 5.4 percent and manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products fell by 5.0 percent. Also, mining & quarrying tumbled by 3.2 percent (vs 2 percent), electricity and gas by 0.6 percent (vs 0.1 percent) and water supply and sewerage by 0.4 percent (vs -1.1 percent). Output remained below the February 2020 pre-coronavirus pandemic levels in three of the four production sectors.
2022-04-11