Infrastructure output in India dropped by 2.5 percent year-on-year in October 2020, accelerating from a revised 0.1 percent decline in the previous month, as output fell for petroleum refinery products (-17 percent), crude oil (-6.2 percent), natural gas (-8.6 percent), and steel (-2.7 percent). Meanwhile, production increased for coal (11.6 percent), fertilizers (6.3 percent), cement (2.8 percent) and electricity (10.5 percent). Considering the first six months of the current fiscal year that started in April, infrastructure output shrank 13.0 percent. source: Office of the Economic Adviser to the Government of India

Construction Output in India averaged 3.82 percent from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 11.66 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -37.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - India Infrastructure Output - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Infrastructure Output - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Construction Output in India is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Output in India to stand at 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Infrastructure Output is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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India Infrastructure Output

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.50 -0.10 11.66 -37.90 2005 - 2020 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-31 09:00 AM Jul -9.6% -12.9% -9%
2020-09-30 11:30 AM Aug -8.5% -8% -8%
2020-10-29 11:30 AM Sep -0.8% -7.3% -5%
2020-11-27 11:30 AM Oct -2.5% -0.1% 1%
2020-12-31 11:30 AM Nov -2.5%
2021-01-29 11:30 AM Dec
2021-02-26 11:30 AM Jan
2021-03-31 11:30 AM Feb


News Stream
India Infrastructure Output Falls at Faster Pace in October
Infrastructure output in India dropped by 2.5 percent year-on-year in October 2020, accelerating from a revised 0.1 percent decline in the previous month, as output fell for petroleum refinery products (-17 percent), crude oil (-6.2 percent), natural gas (-8.6 percent), and steel (-2.7 percent). Meanwhile, production increased for coal (11.6 percent), fertilizers (6.3 percent), cement (2.8 percent) and electricity (10.5 percent). Considering the first six months of the current fiscal year that started in April, infrastructure output shrank 13.0 percent.
2020-11-27
India Infrastructure Output Falls the Least in 7 Months
Infrastructure output in India went down 0.8 percent year-on-year in September of 2020, following a downwardly revised 7.3 percent drop in August. It is the smallest decline in 7 straight months of falling output. Production of coal increased faster (21.2 percent vs 3.6 percent) and production rebounded for steel (0.9 percent vs -1.7 percent) and electricity (3.7 percent vs -1.8 percent). Also, output shrank less for crude oil (-6 percent vs -6.3 percent), refinery products (-9.5 percent vs -19.1 percent) and cement (-3.5 percent vs -14.5 percent). On the other hand, output fell faster for natural gas (-10.6 percent vs -9.5 percent) and declined for fertilizers (-0.3 percent vs 7.3 percent). Considering the first five months of this fiscal year that started on April 1st, industrial output shrank 14.9 percent.
2020-10-29
India Infrastructure Output Extends the Decline for 6th Month
Infrastructure output in India fell 8.5 percent year-on-year in August of 2020, following a downwardly revised 8 percent drop in July. It is the 6th straight plunge in infrastructure output as the country battles a coronavirus economic contraction. All sectors showed a decline in production except fertilizers and coal. Falls were seen in refinery products (-19.1 percent vs -13.9 percent); electricity (-2.7 percent vs -2.5 percent); steel (-6.3 percent vs -8.3 percent); crude oil (-6.3 percent vs -4.9 percent); natural gas (-9.5 percent vs -10.2 percent); and cement (-14.6 percent vs -13.5 percent). On the other hand, coal production rebounded (3.6 percent vs -5.7 percent) and the output for fertilizers rose faster (7.3 percent vs 6.9 percent). Considering the first five months of this fiscal year that started on April 1st, industrial output shrank 17.8 percent compared to a 2.5 percent expansion for the same period a year earlier.
2020-09-30
India Infrastructure Output Shrinks for 5th Month
Infrastructure output in India fell 9.6 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, following a downwardly revised 12.9 percent drop in June. It is the 5th straight plunge in infrastructure output as the country battles a coronavirus economic contraction. Almost all sectors showed a decline in production except fertilizers. Falls were seen in coal (-5.7 percent), crude oil (-4.9 percent), natural gas (-10.2 percent), petroleum refinery (-13.9 percent), steel (-16.4 percent), cement (-13.5 percent), electricity (-2.3 percent). In contrast, fertilizers production increased 6.9 percent. Infrastructure output contracted 20.5 percent in the first four months of this fiscal year that started on April 1st, compared to a 3.2 percent expansion for the same period a year earlier.
2020-08-31

India Infrastructure Output
In India, infrastructure output refers to a combined index that measures the performance of Eight Core Industries: refinery production (weight: 28%), electricity generation (19.9%), steel production (17.9%), coal production (10.3%), crude oil production (8.9%), natural gas production (6.9%), cement production (5.4%) and fertilizers production (2.6%). Infrastructure accounts for nearly 40 percent of India's industrial output.