Industrial production in the UK increased 0.5 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, following a 0.3 percent gain in August and compared to market expectations of a 0.8 percent rise. All sectors showed growth: manufacturing rose by 0.2 percent, led by manufacturing of transport equipment; electricity and gas by 0.4 percent; mining and quarrying by 1.3 percent; and water supply by 1.7 percent. Still, industrial production was 5.6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of "normal" trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. source: Office for National Statistics

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.07 percent from 1968 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in March of 1972 and a record low of -19.60 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 December of 2020.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom to stand at 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2021 and 0.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.30 9.80 -19.60 1968 - 2020 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-12 06:00 AM Jun 9.3% 6.2% 9.2% 8.7%
2020-09-11 06:00 AM Jul 5.2% 9.3% 4% 4%
2020-10-09 06:00 AM Aug 0.3% 5.2% 2.5% 2.7%
2020-11-12 07:00 AM Sep 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
2020-12-10 07:00 AM Oct 0.5% -0.1%
2021-01-15 07:00 AM Nov
2021-02-10 07:00 AM Dec
2021-03-12 07:00 AM Jan


News Stream
UK Industrial Output Rises Less than Expected
Industrial production in the UK increased 0.5 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, following a 0.3 percent gain in August and compared to market expectations of a 0.8 percent rise. All sectors showed growth: manufacturing rose by 0.2 percent, led by manufacturing of transport equipment; electricity and gas by 0.4 percent; mining and quarrying by 1.3 percent; and water supply by 1.7 percent. Still, industrial production was 5.6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of "normal" trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-11-12
UK Industrial Output Growth Disappoints
Industrial production in the UK edged up 0.3 percent month-over-month in August of 2020, following a 5.2 percent jump in July and well below market forecasts of a 2.5 percent rise. It is the lowest gain in four months, with manufacturing providing the largest upward contribution, rising by 0.7 percent, and led by other manufacturing and repair. 8 of the 13 manufacturing subsectors showed upward contributions. Production of electricity and gas also rose (1.6 percent), partially offset by a fall in mining and quarrying (4.1 percent). Still, industrial output is 6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of "normal" trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-09
British Industrial Production Beats Forecasts
Industrial production in the United Kingdom surged 5.2 percent month-over-month in July of 2020, marking the third straight month of growth after a record plunge in April and beating market forecast of 4 percent. Manufacturing provided the largest contribution, rising 6.3 percent and there were also rises from electricity and gas (2.7 percent), water and waste (2.4 percent) and mining and quarrying (0.7 percent). Still, industrial production remains 7 percent below February of 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-11
UK Industrial Output Rises More than Expected in June
Industrial production in the United Kingdom jumped 9.3 percent month-over-month in June 2020, following an upwardly revised 6.2 percent rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 9.2 percent gain. It was the biggest increase in industrial output since March 1972, as several businesses resumed operations following lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. Manufacturing grew 11 percent, the largest increase since records began in January 1968, led by transport equipment (52.6 percent). There were also rises from mining and quarrying (8.4 percent); water and waste (4.1 percent) and electricity and gas (4.1 percent). Still, production remains 11.6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of "normal" trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Year-on-year, industrial output shrank 12.5 percent. On a quarterly basis, industrial production slumped by a record 18.8 percent over the same period a year earlier.
2020-08-12

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.