Industrial production in the United Kingdom rose 1.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2019, up from a 0.4 percent increase in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. On a monthly basis, industrial activity went up 0.7 percent, following a 0.6 percent increase in February. On a quarterly basis, industrial production advanced 3.6% over the previous year, after a 2.2% gain in the last quarter of 2018. Industrial Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.85 percent from 1969 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 22.70 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -11.90 percent in December of 1980.

Industrial Production in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in the United Kingdom to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY -0.9% -1.3% -0.4% -0.3%
2019-03-12 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY -0.9% -0.9% -1.3% -0.8%
2019-04-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.1% -0.3% -0.9% -1%
2019-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
2019-06-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.3%
2019-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-08-09 08:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.9%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -13.00 -23.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.10 55.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 50.40 48.90 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.30 0.40 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 0.60 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.60 1.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.70 81.30 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 10747.00 11075.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -5.00 1.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories 4600.00 4241.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4188.00 4725.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 115312.00 112291.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -62.00 -57.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 126195.00 123203.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 161064.00 458054.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -13.00 -31.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
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 0.50 0.30 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment 0.50 -0.90 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production 9.80 5.50 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 735.00 485.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.90 50.00 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 11.00 11.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 32455.00 29953.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom Industrial Production

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. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 0.40 22.70 -11.90 1969 - 2019 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -13.40 Mar/19
Australia 2.80 Dec/18
Brazil -6.10 Mar/19
Canada -0.68 Feb/19
China 5.40 Apr/19
Euro Area -0.60 Mar/19
France -0.90 Mar/19
Germany -0.90 Mar/19
India -0.10 Mar/19
Indonesia -4.00 Feb/19
Italy -1.40 Mar/19
Japan -4.60 Mar/19
Mexico -0.15 Mar/19
Netherlands -1.70 Mar/19
Russia 1.20 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 2.34 Sep/18
Singapore -4.80 Mar/19
South Africa 1.20 Mar/19
South Korea -2.80 Mar/19
Spain -3.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 5.10 Dec/18
Turkey -2.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.30 Mar/19
United States 0.90 Apr/19


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