Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom decreased to 55.10 percent in the second quarter of 2020 from 79.20 percent in the first quarter of 2020.

Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom averaged 72.86 percent from 1958 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 85.20 percent in the second quarter of 1988 and a record low of 38 percent in the first quarter of 1965. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Capacity Utilization - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2020. source: DG ECFIN - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs

Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom is expected to be 79.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in the United Kingdom to stand at 79.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 79.10 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Capacity Utilization

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.10 79.20 85.20 38.00 1958 - 2020 percent Quarterly
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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -87.00 23.00 55.00 -87.00 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 40.60 32.60 61.50 32.60 points [+]
Services PMI 27.80 13.40 62.50 13.40 points [+]
Industrial Production -8.20 -3.40 22.60 -12.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -4.20 -0.10 9.70 -7.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -9.70 -4.30 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 55.10 79.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 12972.00 11353.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -62.00 -56.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -4473.00 -3161.00 11359.00 -9083.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 3883.00 4284.00 6924.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 109555.00 113724.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 31.90 13.20 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 197.00 78767.00 185157.00 197.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 4321.00 254684.00 562337.00 4321.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -84.00 36.00 40.00 -84.00 [+]
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 -2.00 0.00 2.00 -2.00 percent [+]
Private Investment 0.00 -0.50 51.50 -11.40 percent [+]
Mining Production -15.50 -3.50 855.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 560.00 630.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.20 81.99 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 28.90 13.80 61.80 13.80 points [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 4.00 6.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 80.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 12.00 11.00 20.00 8.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 9.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 29731.00 28902.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Capacity Utilization
Capacity utilization rate is used to measure the rate at which potential output levels are being met or used.