Infrastructure output in India increased 2.6 percent year-on-year in April 2019, easing from an upwardly revised 4.9 percent rise in the previous month. Production went up at a softer pace for coal (2.8 percent compared to 9.1 percent in March); steel (1.5 percent compared to 6.7 percent); and cement (0.8 percent compared to 15.7 percent). Additionally, output fell for natural gas (-0.8 percent compared to 1.4 percent) and fertilizers (-4.4 percent compared to 4.3 percent). Also, crude oil production dropped further (-6.9 percent compared to -6.2 percent). On the other hand, output increased faster for electricity (5.8 percent compared to 2.1 percent) while refinery products advanced at the same pace as in March (at 4.3 percent). 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
2019-02-28 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 1.8% 2.7% 3.1%
2019-04-01 11:40 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 2.1% 1.5% 2%
2019-04-30 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 4.7% 2.2% 3%
2019-05-31 11:40 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 2.6% 4.9% 4.4%
2019-06-28 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 2.6% 4%
2019-07-31 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY 4.4%
2019-08-31 11:30 AM Infrastructure Output YoY


India Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 107.00 104.00 107.00 77.00 Index Points [+]
Construction Output 2.60 4.70 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 4.70 11.66 -1.00 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -12.30 Mar/19
Australia -1.90 Mar/19
Euro Area 3.90 Apr/19
France 6.20 Mar/19
Germany 7.60 Apr/19
India 2.60 Apr/19
Italy 2.70 Apr/19
Mexico -4.15 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.40 Apr/19
Russia 0.20 May/19
South Korea -5.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 1.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/19


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