Industrial production in the UK edged up 0.2 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following a revised 0.3 percent rise in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.5 percent gain. Increases in manufacturing (0.3 percent), electricity and gas (0.7 percent), and water supply 0.1 (percent), partially offset a fall in mining and quarrying of (0.9 percent). In December, production was 3.6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of normal trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Considering full 2020, industrial output shrank 8.6 percent, following a 1.2 percent drop in 2019. 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 10.50 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -19.70 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 February of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be -0.20 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 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2022 and 0.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.30 10.50 -19.70 1968 - 2020 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-12 07:00 AM Sep 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
2020-12-10 07:00 AM Oct 1.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
2021-01-15 07:00 AM Nov -0.1% 1.1% 0.5% 0.3%
2021-02-12 07:00 AM Dec 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
2021-03-12 07:00 AM Jan 0.2% 1%
2021-04-12 06:00 AM Feb 0.4%
2021-05-12 06:00 AM Mar -0.2%
2021-06-11 06:00 AM Apr


News Stream
UK Industrial Output Growth Disappoints
Industrial production in the UK edged up 0.2 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following a revised 0.3 percent rise in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.5 percent gain. Increases in manufacturing (0.3 percent), electricity and gas (0.7 percent), and water supply 0.1 (percent), partially offset a fall in mining and quarrying of (0.9 percent). In December, production was 3.6 percent below February 2020, the previous month of normal trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Considering full 2020, industrial output shrank 8.6 percent, following a 1.2 percent drop in 2019.
2021-02-12
UK Industrial Output Unexpectedly Falls
Industrial production in the UK edged down 0.1 percent month-over-month in November of 2020, compared to market forecasts of a 0.5 percent gain. It is the first decline in industrial output since a record 19.6 percent plunge in April, as the country was under another lockdown during the month of November to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The decline was led by falls in mining and quarrying (-3.4 percent), electricity and gas (-2.3 percent) and water and waste (-0.4 percent). In contrast, factory output went up 0.7 percent, led by transport equipment. Production output was 4.7 percent below February of 2020, the previous month of "normal" trading conditions, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Year-on-year, industrial output sank 4.7 percent.
2021-01-15
UK Industrial Production Beats Forecasts
Industrial production in the United Kingdom increased 1.3 percent month-over-month in October of 2020, higher than 0.5 percent in September and forecasts of 0.3 percent. All sectors showed growth: manufacturing rose by 1.7 percent, led by transport equipment; electricity and gas by 0.3 percent; mining and quarrying by 0.2 percent; and water supply by 0.6 percent. Still, production was 4.4 percent below February 2020, the previous month of “normal” trading conditions prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-12-10
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

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.