Ireland's industrial production grew 0.7 percent from a year earlier in December 2019, following a 3.5 percent fall in the previous month, due to a rebound in manufacturing (0.4 percent vs -3.9 percent). Within the sector, output rose for electrical equipment (21.7 percent vs -9.7 percent in November), transport equipment (16.9 percent vs 41 percent), textiles, wearing apparel and leather related products (21.4 percent vs 4.7 percent), paper and paper products (44.3 percent vs 10.6 percent), rubber and plastic products (7.1 percent vs 51.9 percent), and wood and wood products (3.3 percent vs 2.3 percent). Meanwhile, food products output shrank 1.1 percent (vs -4.2 percent in November). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply also increased (4.3 percent vs 0.6 percent).

Industrial Production in Ireland averaged 7.23 percent from 1981 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 60 percent in February of 2015 and a record low of -19.30 percent in January of 2017. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Industrial Production in Ireland is expected to be -6.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Ireland to stand at 4.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Industrial Production is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2021 and 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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Ireland Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.70 -3.50 60.00 -19.30 1981 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-04 11:00 AM Sep 4.2% -6.1% -2%
2019-12-05 11:00 AM Oct 5.4% 4.3% 3.6%
2020-01-09 11:00 AM Nov -2.6% -3.3% 7.9%
2020-02-05 11:00 AM Dec 0.7% -3.5% 9.5%
2020-03-05 11:00 AM Jan 0.7% 4.4%
2020-04-06 10:00 AM Feb
2020-05-07 10:00 AM Mar -6.4%
2020-06-05 10:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Irish Industrial Output Rebounds Slightly in December
Ireland's industrial production grew 0.7 percent from a year earlier in December 2019, following a 3.5 percent fall in the previous month, due to a rebound in manufacturing (0.4 percent vs -3.9 percent). Within the sector, output rose for electrical equipment (21.7 percent vs -9.7 percent in November), transport equipment (16.9 percent vs 41 percent), textiles, wearing apparel and leather related products (21.4 percent vs 4.7 percent), paper and paper products (44.3 percent vs 10.6 percent), rubber and plastic products (7.1 percent vs 51.9 percent), and wood and wood products (3.3 percent vs 2.3 percent). Meanwhile, food products output shrank 1.1 percent (vs -4.2 percent in November). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply also increased (4.3 percent vs 0.6 percent).
2020-02-05
Irish Industrial Output Falls for 2nd Month
Ireland's industrial production fell 2.6 percent from a year earlier in November 2019, following a 3.3 percent decline in the previous month, as manufacturing output continued to drop (-2.9 percent vs -3.8 percent) on the back of food products (-4.5 percent vs 4.0 percent) and electrical equipment (-10.2 percent vs -4.8 percent). Meanwhile, there were increases in production of rubber and plastic products (51.8 percent vs 28.5 percent), transport equipment (42.3 percent vs 27.0 percent), paper and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (10.4 percent vs -1.4 percent), basic metals and fabricated metal products (4.4 percent vs -1.5 percent), textiles, wearing apparel and leather related products (4.0 percent vs -1.4 percent), and wood and wood products, except furniture (1.9 percent vs 18.4 percent).
2020-01-09
Ireland Industrial Output Growth Picks Up to 5.4% YoY
Industrial production in Ireland rose 5.4 percent year-on-year in October 2019, following an upwardly revised 4.3 percent increase in the previous month. Manufacturing output advanced 5.1 percent, rebounding from a 3.7 percent slump in September, amid a recovery in textiles, wearing apparel & leather (8.4 percent vs -27.6 percent) and wood & wood products, except furniture (17.5 percent vs -1.7 percent). Also, output continued to increase for transport equipment (22.8 percent vs 16.1 percent) and rubber & plastic products (29.9 percent vs 35.3 percent). On the other hand, production fell for metals & metal products (-4.9 percent vs-17.3 percent); electrical equipment (-3.2 percent vs 38.3 percent) and paper & paper products; printing & reproduction of recorded media (-10.7 percent vs -15.6 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output edged down 0.1 percent, after an 8.7 percent slump in September.
2019-12-05
Irish Industrial Output Rebounds in September
Ireland's industrial production surged 4.2 percent from a year earlier in September 2019, following three consecutive months of contraction, led by a rebound in manufacturing output (4.1 percent vs -6.9 percent in August). Food products production rose sharply (10.3 percent vs 3.1 percent), as well as basic metals and fabricated metal products (13.2 percent vs 10.4 percent), electrical equipment (14.2 percent vs 10.4 percent), rubber and plastics products (13 percent vs -12.2 percent), and textiles, wearing apparel and leather related products (8.7 percent vs 13.1 percent).
2019-11-04

Ireland Industrial Production
In Ireland, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and its biggest segments are: Basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (37 percent of total production); food products (18 percent); chemicals and chemical products (15 percent); computer,electronic,optical and electrical equipment (11 percent); other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (7 percent); and basic metals and fabricated metal products,machinery and equipment (5 percent).