Infrastructure production in India rose 5.1 percent year-on-year in May 2019, slowing from an upwardly revised a 6.3 percent gain in the previous month. Output growth eased for coal (1.8 percent compared to 3.2 percent in April) and production dropped for refinery products (-1.5 percent compared to 4.3 percent). Also, crude oil production declined further (-6.9 percent compared to -6.7 percent). On the other hand, output went up at a faster pace for electricity (7.2 percent compared to 5.9 percent); steel (19.9 percent compared to 19 percent); and cement (2.8 percent compared to 2.3 percent). Additionally, production of fertilizers fell less (-1 percent compared to -4.4 percent); and natural gas output was flat after dropping 0.8 percent in April. Construction Output in India averaged 4.73 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.66 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -1 percent in October of 2013.

Construction Output in India is expected to be 4.40 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 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Infrastructure Output is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-01 11:40 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Feb 2.1% 1.5% 2%
2019-04-30 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Mar 4.7% 2.2% 3%
2019-05-31 11:40 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Apr 2.6% 4.9% 4.4%
2019-07-01 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY May 5.1% 6.3% 4%
2019-07-31 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Jun 5.1% 4.4%
2019-08-31 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Jul
2019-10-01 11:45 AM Infrastructure Output YoY Aug


India Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 105.00 107.00 107.00 77.00 Index Points [+]
Construction Output 5.10 6.30 11.66 -1.00 percent [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.10 6.30 11.66 -1.00 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA




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Argentina -3.40 May/19
Australia -1.90 Mar/19
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France 6.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.10 May/19
India 5.10 May/19
Italy 2.00 May/19
Mexico -9.75 May/19
Netherlands 6.30 May/19
Russia 0.10 Jun/19
South Korea -5.30 May/19
Spain 0.00 May/19
Switzerland 1.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.70 May/19


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